Joonas Korpisalo just isn’t anxious about his contract state of affairs
Jeff Svoboda: Columbus Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen mentioned that he spoke with goaltender Joonas Korpisalo (final yr of his contract) after they signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year contract extension.
“I believe his perspective is ideal about it. He mentioned to me, he’s not going to fret about this in any respect. He’s going to have an amazing season and go from there.”
Canucks don’t suppose they’re far aside with Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson
TSN: Rasmus Dahlin‘s three-year, $6 million per yr and Kirill Kaprizov‘s five-year, $9 million per deal’s assist set comparables for Vancouver Canucks RFAs Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson in line with Darren Dreger.
Hughes’ state of affairs is extra about time period and fewer in regards to the greenback quantity. There may be nonetheless work to do for each Hughes and Pettersson.
Darren Dreger: Sure, the perimeters wish to get a executed ASAP however there hasn’t been a lot change or progress manufactured from late with both Hughes or Pettersson. There may be nonetheless work to be executed.
Vancouver Hockey Now: The Canucks and Pettersson’s, Hughes brokers spoke once more yesterday. Sources are saying the progress hasn’t been substantial.
Senators and Brady Tkachuk‘s brokers nonetheless speaking
TSN: The Ottawa Senators and Brady Tkachuk’s camp proceed to work on a deal. Darren Dreger:
“Now, they proceed to say that the negotiations are optimistic. It feels prefer it’s damaged down now to construction and safety, these are probably the principle hurdles. However it’s important to surprise if a shorter time period turns into an possibility if negotiations drag nearer to opening night time.”
Bruce Garrioch: Senators GM Pierre Dorion mentioned the perimeters proceed to speak each day as they attempt to get a deal executed.
TSN 1200: GM Dorion: “Brady is a big a part of this group and franchise. Negotiations are transferring ahead and we all know Brady will probably be signed.”
Don Brennan: “#Senators couldn’t have actually supplied Tkachuk 8X8, proper? There are 45 NHLers now making 8 mil-plus, and he’s already a lot better than forty fifth finest within the league. In 3 yrs on that deal he could be the one hundredth highest paid. In 6, the one hundred and fiftieth. Asking him to signal 8X8 is insulting.”
Bruce Garrioch: GM Dorion mentioned that he’s nonetheless trying so as to add some assist at ahead.