What is going to the Maple Leafs do with Morgan Rielly who has a 12 months left on his deal?
James Mirtle and Jonas Siegel of The Athletic: 27-year outdated Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly is eligible for a contract extension on the finish of this month.
A protracted-term extension with the Leafs isn’t a simple resolution. He may get extra on the open market and the Leafs have their cap considerations.
Dom Luszczyszyn tasks Rielly at $8.25 million per on a long-term deal. With the flat and his trajectory, he may fall nearer to $7 million.
Will the Leafs determined they should re-sign him or are they okay with utilizing that cap area elsewhere.
One different choice for the Maple Leafs this offseason may very well be to discover a commerce. An NHL participant, prospect and choose is the standard return for a participant of Rielly’s calibre who’s coming into the final 12 months of their deal.
May a take care of the Florida Panthers involving MacKenzie Weegar work for either side?
Would the Maple Leafs be taken with Los Angeles Kings ahead Adrian Kempe in a bundle?
Jonas Siegel would attempt to signal Rielly to a six-year deal at $6 million per. Mirtle is considering extra within the $6.5 million.
Maple Leafs and Zach Hyman are far aside
Sportsnet: Zach Hyman is coming off a discount $2.25 million per deal and can be seeking to money in. The Maple Leafs have slightly below $11 million in wage cap area with 16 gamers beneath contract subsequent and it received’t be straightforward for the Maple Leafs to re-sign him.
Comparables put him within the $5 million per season vary, and until he’s keen to offer the Maple Leafs a giant hometown low cost, he’s probably headed to free company.
Based on Elliotte Friedman the perimeters are far aside.
“Seems like he’s testing the market,” Elliotte Friedman informed the FAN 960’s The Large Present. “I heard they had been considerably far aside.”
The Maple Leafs wouldn’t be in a rush to get a deal finalized and made official in any case as he’d have to be protected within the growth draft if signed earlier than July twenty first.