Prior to the opening of the NHL Draft on July 7th and the Free Agent on July 13th, TSN.ca will keep you up to date with all the latest rumors and speculations from around the NHL Beat.
Can Reefs walk the top UFA?
With three weeks left before the free agent market opens, Toronto Maple Leafs has not yet extended its offer to the pending UFA. Jack Campbell And Ilya Mikeev, TSN hockey insider Chris Johnston reports.
The capped Maple Leafs is expected to have $ 7.84 million in space this summer, according to CapFriendly, according to 17 players with contracts for next season.Goalkeeper Petr Murasek Eric Calgren signed a contract between 2022 and 23, but they played only 34 games in Campbell’s 49 games last season.
“What stands out to me is that Reefs doesn’t seem to have reached out to make an offer yet,” Johnston said of the meeting between Campbell and Mikeev. “There was an ongoing dialogue, and they talked to their camp, but the numbers weren’t exchanged and there was no actual negotiation. This is because some of the people we’ve seen in the past have seen through the door. I start to feel like I’m out. Zack Heiman When Frederik Andersen in recent years.
“Remember that Mikeev is aiming to win $ 4-5 million in the open market and Campbell can even go north, depending on where the goalkeeper market goes on the 13th. . “
The 30-year-old Campbell set a record of 31-9-6, with an earned run average of .914 and an ERA of 2.64, playing for the first time in more than 31 games against this season’s average. He started all seven playoff games of the team against Tampa Bay Lightning and posted a save rate of 0.897 and a GAA of 3.15. He will terminate the two-year $ 3.3 million contract signed with the Los Angeles Kings in 2019 before being traded to Toronto.
27-year-old Mikeev is in his best season of career, scoring 21 goals and 32 points. He added 2 goals and 4 points in 7 playoff games.
Addition of transaction deadlines in addition to Campbell and Mikeev Ilya Lubeshkin When Colin Blackwell Next month we are set to unlimited free agents.forward Pierre Engbal When Ondley Kase With Timothy Liljegren of defense Rasmus Sandin Limited free agents are planned.
Will Fleury stick?
Wild seems happy to see Marc-Andre Fleury After bringing a 37-year-old child to the trading deadline, he will stay in Minnesota.
However, TSN Hockey Insider’s Darren Drager reports that Wild, with an expected cap space of only $ 7.38, has not yet begun negotiations with an unlimited number of pending free agents.
“The conversation hasn’t started yet [general manager] Alain Walsh, who represents Bill Gerin and Fleury, wants to reunite Fleury and Talbot’s tandem next year, “Dreger said in an insider trading. It was short, but Wild understands the value of regaining a 37-year-old experienced goalkeeper.
“But Fleury isn’t ready to think about it yet. His family has just returned from vacation, so there’s plenty of time on the business side of the game in the next few days.”
Fleury, who won the Stanley Cup three times, was traded wild in the second round in March and won the Vezina Trophy at the Vegas Golden Knights for several months. He posted a 9-2 record when he joined Wild, with a retention rate of .910 and a GAA of 2.74. He played 2-3 in the playoffs, with a save rate of .906 and a GAA of 3.04, but was replaced by Game 6 as the team’s starter. Camtal bot..
Wild, which currently has 18 players signed next season, will face a $ 12.74 million dead cap next season after the acquisition. Zack Parise When Ryan Suter last summer.
Are you flying south?
Josh Manson Colorado Avalanche played an important role in the Stanley Cup Finals, but his days on the team seem to be countless.
TSN hockey insider Pierre LeBlanc reported that after the cup final, Avalanche was likely to focus on other pending UFAs, and Anaheim Ducks, who traded with Manson in March, had defenses on the open market. If you are one of the teams interested in signing.
“”Josh MansonAn unlimited number of pending free agents were brought in by Colorado Avalanche as a deal deadline acquisition-it’s almost unrealistic to expect Avalanche to talk to him when they have. Nazem Kadori come, Valerie Nichushkin come, Darcy Kaempfer Coming and they are trying to extend a guy named Nathan McKinnonIn insider trading, Mr Manson is expected to enter the open market. ” There it is very popular in its dressing room. Other teams are also interested in him, but I hope Anaheim will be one of them.
Manson has 3 goals and 7 points in 17 playoff games with Avalanche. He scored 6 goals and 16 points in 67 games between the avalanche and the ducks after being exchanged for a second round pick and prospect Drew Hellson in 2023.
The 30-year-old is out of a four-year, $ 16.4 million contract with a duck in 2017.