Kaprizov desires short-term, Wild providing long-term
Kevin Weekes: Contract talks between the Minnesota Wild and restricted free agent Kirill Kaprizov have gone chilly.
It’s believed that CSKA is all in favour of signing Kaprizov.
Michael Russo: Kirill Kaprizov’s agent and the Wild have mentioned that Kaprizov is at a buddy’s wedding ceremony in Moscow that the Kaprizov’s camp let the Wild know that he was heading to Russia.
Signing with CSKA is his solely different possibility apart from signing with the Wild. The Wild will off him some huge cash to remain within the NHL. Can count on rumors of him signing with CSKA to be round till he indicators a cope with the Wild.
Michael Russo: As for the contract negotiations with the Wild, Kaprizov is on the lookout for a short-term deal up to now. The Wild have provided him a long-term deal. It’ll be a tricky negotiation.
Signing in Russia will likely be used as leverage.
A Leafs – Hyman break up
@Account4Hockey: Elliotte Friedman on Sportsnet 590 on Toronto Maple Leafs pending UFA ahead Zach Hyman.
“It’s fairly clear to me that that is going to be an unlimited problem to deliver (Hyman) again.
By no means prefer to say any end result is for certain however… Hyman and the Maple Leafs are getting ready for the eventuality this isn’t going to work out.”
Hamilton within the Maple Leafs?
@Account4Hockey: (thread) Elliott Friedman on Sportsnet 590 on pending UFA Dougie Hamilton and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
“Some individuals have advised me that sure (Hamilton) could be all in favour of enjoying in Toronto as a result of clearly, he has a hometown connection right here. I’ve had individuals say to me that, who know Hamilton or who’ve been round Hamilton, they’re not satisfied that is the perfect place for him.”
The attention-grabbing factor about that’s that if Hamilton had been to listen to that, he’s acquired the type of character which I type of admire a bit of bit, to say ‘Properly screw that. I’m going to show you flawed’ and possibly that will be a superb factor for Toronto.
However I’ve had some individuals who’ve performed with him say they’re not satisfied it’s the perfect place for him however possibly we discover out. And B I discover it onerous to consider that Toronto on some degree isn’t determining precisely how to do that.”