Ferland back skating
Mikheyev arbitration numbers
As always, the team goes low and the player goes high.
Kovalchuk signing in the KHL?
Kovalchuk still wants to play in the NHL next season, so it would be interesting on how it would work.
On Gallagher’s extension
Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic: Believe that Brendan Gallagher‘s camp used Chris Kreider’s seven-year, $6.5 million per deal as comparable. Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin may have drawn the line on giving the seventh year. The sides settled on six-years at $6.5 million per. Gallagher also got a no-movement clause.
Little talks between the Devils and Palmieri as of now
“Our talks have been very preliminary in nature. We’re happy to be patient to see what a fair deal is, it’s not contentious at all, we’ve got time,’’ Bartlett said Monday.
Would think the sides would discuss what a fair number would be to see if they are close to the same page. Believe that Palmieri would like to sign an extension with the Devils.
Brendan Gallagher’s extension could be a comparable.
If the sides aren’t close, a trade is possible. The Devils may wait until the trade deadline in hope there is more of market for him as opposed to this offseason.