NHL Rumors: Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Chicago Blackhawks


Comparables for Zach Hyman

Rory Boylen of Sportsnet: There was the preliminary commerce Mitch Marner or William Nylander response after the Toronto Maple Leafs misplaced to the Montreal Canadiens.

The Maple Leafs will possible simply rebuild their bottom-six forwards and usher in a 1B goalie. The Leafs have restricted house to work with.

They’ve $12.5 million in projected cap house with pending UFA Zach Hyman an enormous determination for them. He’ll be in search of a elevate from his $2.25 million.

Comparables for Hyman

Alex Killorn – Tampa Bay Lightning – seven years at $4.45 million per (signed in 2016-17).

Tom Wilson – Washington Capitals – $5.16 million.

Joonas Donskoi – Colorado Avalanche – $3.9 million (low finish of comps).

Max Domi – Columbus Blue Jackets – $5.3 million per.

Reilly Smith – Vegas Golden Knights – $5 million.

Tyler Toffoli – Montreal Canadiens – $4.25 million.

Brendan Gallagher – Montreal Canadiens – $6.5 million.

The Maple Leafs will possible have to supply extra time period to maintain the quantity down. He’ll give a hometown low cost but it surely will not be an enormous break.

Ought to the Blackhawks take a look at Hamilton or Jones?

Ben Pope of the Chicago Solar-Instances: The Chicago Blackhawks may use a No. 1 defenseman and there are a pair that could possibly be accessible this offseason.

Dougie Hamilton needs to be the Blackhawks goal and never Seth Jones. The Blackhawks have been tied to Jones already although. The Los Angeles Kings and Montreal Canadiens could possibly be the highest candidates in line with Aaron Portzline with the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs having a look.

Jones shares the identical agent, Pat Brisson, with Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Andrew Shaw and Nicolas Beaudin. The Blackhawks have picks and prospects, one thing the Columbus Blue Jackets could possibly be eyeing.

Jones play on either side of the puck have declined over the previous few seasons although.

The price to amass Jones could have to incorporate the eleventh total choose, a second-round choose and a prospect like Adam Boqvist or Ian Mitchell.

Hamilton is a pending UFA and if he hits free company, would solely value cash and never belongings.

** Article written earlier than the report that Hamilton has permission to speak to different groups.



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