It is clearly going to be exhausting to get something out of Mitch Marner about his present contract negotiations.
The Maple Leafs ahead, who’s a restricted free agent, spoke with TSN about his state of affairs Thursday, however he wasn’t giving a lot away.
“I haven’t paid attention at all,” he mentioned in reference to rumors surrounding his contract negotiation. “It’s been a great summer so far, it’s been relaxing, it’s been fun and (I’m) excited to get back on the ice.”
Marner, 22, continues to attend for both a deal or for an additional group to a minimum of put in a suggestion sheet on him.
Supply sheets aren’t extremely frequent, although Hurricanes ahead Sebastian Aho did get one from the Canadiens earlier this offseason. Carolina matched it, which locked him up long run.
As for Marner, he stored his negotiations very near the vest, nevertheless it did seem like he gave slightly away at one level. TSN mentioned to Marner: “So basically, nothing imminent?” and Marner opened up a contact, even when it was by chance.
“Yep,” he mentioned, however then shortly went again to conserving his ideas near the vest. “I don’t know, you’ve got to ask my agent, he’s the one you’ve got to go to.”
The Maple Leafs completed final season 46-28-Eight and misplaced to the Bruins in seven video games through the first spherical of the playoffs.
Marner had 26 targets and 68 assists whereas averaging 19:49 in ice time.
Based on Cap Pleasant, the Maple Leafs have slightly greater than $three million in cap room. Many have projected Marner to obtain a deal within the $10 million vary in common annual worth.