Would Alex DeBrincat be a slot in Washington?
Sammi Silber of The Hockey News: The Washington Capitals want to get a bit of youthful and quicker for subsequent season and want to add to their prime six via free company or the commerce route.
One winger who could possibly be made accessible is 25-year-old, pending RFA winger Alex DeBrincat. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reported that DeBrincat is probably not concerned with signing a long-term extension with the Sens.
DeBrincat performed with Dylan Strome in the OHL with the Erie Otters. He might look good on a line with Alex Ovechkin.
DeBrincat’s owed a $9 million qualifying supply, a quantity that will be onerous for the Capitals to slot in. With the uncertainties of facilities Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom, the Capitals could also be searching for a centerman and not a winger.
Would the Senators be concerned with Anthony Mantha and Kuznetsov? Both struggled final season. Mantha is available in at $5.7 million and has one 12 months left on his deal, whereas Kuznetsov has two years at $7.8 million. The Capitals would possible have so as to add a prime decide or prospect.
Expect the Boston Bruins to be lively on the commerce market this offseason
Jimmy Murphy of Boston Hockey Now: A supply stated that Boston Bruins are anticipated to be lively on the commerce market main as much as the NHL draft. The supply provides.
“They’re going to be moving guys they don’t really want to move but have to. But they may move guys they don’t have to change it up too. Donny said it already, ‘change is coming’”
Goaltender Jeremy Swayman is a pending RFA and shall be searching for a increase. Does it make sense for the Bruins to hearken to affords (once more) on Linus Ullmark whose worth is excessive proper now? He’s bought two years left at $5 million.
Taylor Hall has two years left at $6 million and Matt Grzelcyk has a 12 months left at $3.6 million. Both could possibly be commerce candidates this offseason. Hall has a 10-team no-trade clause.
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