The Minnesota Wild will likely be in robust to re-sign a few of their UFAs for subsequent season
Michael Russo and Joe Smith of The Athletic: The Minnesota Wild will nonetheless must take care of $14.7 million in buyout cash going to Zach Parise and Ryan Suter for the 2024-25 season. Marco Rossi may carry a bonus overage of as much as $850,000 for efficiency bonuses.
The Wild could have about $24 million in cap house to work with subsequent offseason however solely 12 gamers underneath contact – six forwards, 5 protection, and one goalie.
Pending UFAs embody Mats Zuccarello, Marcus Foligno, Ryan Hartman, Brandon Duhaime, Pat Maroon, Jujhar Khaira, Marc-Andre Fleury and Alex Goligoski. Connor Dewar and Calen Addison will likely be RFAs.
There’s the sense that the Wild have held preliminary talks with Zuccarello, Foligno, and Hartman.
The 32-year-old Foligno would love to remain, and would probably need time period.
Foligno: “It’s a no brainer. It seems like dwelling and I play a fairly good function right here, too. I adore it.”
Zuccarello is 36 and must take lower than his present $6 million. He’s a mentor and good pal of Kirill Kaprizov. Possibly a two or three-year deal.
The Wild would like to convey Hartman again however at what price? If the Wild are out of the playoff race he might be a commerce deadline candidate.
Goligoski will wait and see how he feels after the season if he desires to play one other 12 months or not.
Toronto Maple Leafs GM gained’t make any daring statements about William Nylander or anyone else
Jonas Siegel of The Athletic: Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brad Treliving when requested if he’s dedicated to preserving William Nylander round this season it doesn’t matter what occurs with the contract.
“I’m not making any daring statements about anyone. I’m simply saying he’s a very good participant that we wish to signal. And that’s what we do. In order that’s the aim. After which we simply preserve working away at it.”