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NHL Rumors: Vancouver Canucks and Elias Pettersson are speaking contract extension

TSN: Darren Dreger mentioned on Insider Buying and selling final night time that Vancouver Canucks GM Patrik Allvin has acknowledged that there have been good talks with Elias Pettersson’s company, CAA Hockey.

“But it surely’s nonetheless too early to get to a spot the place you’re swapping comps otherwise you’re swapping parameters.

There’s an opportunity this will get accomplished in-season however we’re going to have to attend and see.”

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Donnie & Dhali: Rick Dhaliwal on the Vancouver Canucks and Elias Pettersson speaking contract extension and the optimism of a deal.

** NHLRumors.com transcription

Don Taylor: “Elias Petterson.”

Dhaliwal: “Oh boy. So Patrik Allvin, Donnie, yesterday mentioned they’re speaking. The 2 sides by no means stopped speaking even after Petterson mentioned in the summertime he wished to attend. Jim Rutherford and Patrick Allvin, credit score to them, the strains of communication have all the time been open with Pat Brisson and JP Barry.

Patterson by no means as soon as mentioned he didn’t need to re-sign a Vancouver. He wanted time to determine issues out like short-term, long-term, it’s an enormous choice in his life. He’s very calculated individual. Doesn’t rush into issues.

The wage cap must rise. That is going to be an enormous contract, huge quantity. Most individuals suppose the quantity will begin with a 12 or excessive 11’s.

There may be optimism from key those that this may get accomplished. Canucks begin, Patterson sitting atop the NHL standings, this doesn’t harm. That is leaning in direction of a really glad ending for Pettersen and the Canucks. And the opposite one, he doesn’t rush into selections. Patterson he takes his time, very calculated.

It’s simply a variety of optimism I’ve heard within the final 24 hours.

Taylor: “Why wouldn’t there be?

Dhaliwal: “As a result of he mentioned I wished to attend until after the season and everybody ‘Oh no, he’s gonna depart he’s gonna depart.’

Taylor: “No, however optimism …”

Dhaliwal: “Oh no, he’s gonna depart. He’s gonna depart. There’s optimism now.

Taylor: “Nicely there’s optimism. He’s gonna be an RFA, however not a USA and plus, I don’t know the way mistaken you possibly can go along with this man.”

Dhaliwal: “Yeah.”

Taylor: “Like inside cause. I imply, if you happen to’re gonna pay him 15 million a yr. Okay, there’s a difficulty there however I imply, he’s been main the NHL in factors.

Dhaliwal: “Completely Donnie. Completely Donnie. I, as of at this time and issues change. Negotiations go up, they go down. Generally they’re shut, typically they’re far. As of proper now. I’m simply getting a variety of optimism round Pettersson.

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