Zach Hyman turns down a Leafs contract supply?
@Account4Hockey: Jason Gregor on the DFO rundown podcast.
“I heard a hearsay, I don’t know the way true it’s, that TOR supplied Hyman $5M AAV and he stated no”
Chris Johnston responds with him pondering that groups may go upwards of $6 million on long-term contract.
- @Account4hockey: Frank Seravalli and Zach Hyman’s agent have each stated that that rumor isn’t true.
Will Dubas proceed to attempt to do one thing ‘large’?
Maple Leafs Scorching Range: Elliotte Friedman on Sportsnet 590 on Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas.
“I used to be on the cellphone with somebody this morning. They stated that across the deadline, Dubas was some issues and he was simply casting his line within the water. He would say, “I can’t do that. I can’t make it match.” He wouldn’t inform me what participant they had been speaking about particularly, however they stated that Dubas was making an attempt some issues that had been large however had been simply issues he couldn’t do through the 12 months. It wasn’t going to have the ability to match. He stated he could attempt to revisit a few of these issues.
We’re going to have a busy offseason. I believe they will attempt some issues. I do assume they will say, “What don’t we’ve that we want, and who’s the perfect at it we are able to get?” They don’t seem to be standing nonetheless.”
The Oilers negotiations with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins have gone sideways
David Staples of the Edmonton Journal: Elliotte Friedman late final week on Sportsnet 960 on the Edmonton Oilers and their talks with pending unrestricted free agent ahead Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
“I acquired to let you know, that one has been robust,” Friedman stated of the negotiation. “They had been actually shut earlier than the season began and it fell aside on the final second. I don’t know what will occur there. No matter was on the desk then I’m not satisfied is on the desk now. We’re going to must see. That’s a negotiation that went sideways. They tried once more a few occasions. I actually don’t know the right way to handicap that one. I actually don’t.
“One thing occurred right here. I consider it was all the time the plan that Nugent-Hopkins was going to remain they usually wished to maintain him. I believe anybody who’s acquainted with this case will let you know they thought it was going to occur and it acquired mangled. And now I don’t know. To me, I don’t assume it’s the worst factor if somebody walks, so long as you do one thing good with the cap room.”
Friedman provides that it might not be the tip of the world if Nugent-Hopkins walks they usually exit and make the most of the $6 million in cap area. Mikko Koskinen has one other 12 months left on his deal at $4.5 million and might be purchased out based on Friedman. A buyout of James Neal could be on the books for 4 years and that could be an issue for the Oilers.