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NHL Rumors: What executives assume William Nylander’s subsequent contract may seem like?

TSN: Pierre LeBrun when requested need William Nylander’s subsequent contract may seem like.

** NHLRumors.com transcription

Glen Schiiler: “William Nylander was the star of the NHL’s World Sequence in Stockholm. For extra on Nylander, right here’s our NHL insider Pierre LeBrun. So, Pierre, we are able to assume that Nylander’s value retains going up and also you wrote a chunk for The Athletic asking NHL executives what they assume Nylander’s subsequent contract could possibly be. So what kind of responses did you get?

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LeBrun: “So Glen, that’s proper as a result of that was curious what different entrance workplace’s consider a) William Nylander now, I imply, he’s been on the tear now for a 12 months and a half actually. He’s taken his recreation to a different stage. And yeah, you say that his value retains going up, Glen, however the wage cap nonetheless exists within the NHL, proper?

So, in order that’s the, that’s why I reached out to the groups. And one of many issues I discovered fascinating of their responses, was fairly a variance in what they might pay William Nylander, and what they consider is a good contract as a result of that’s the query I requested him.

I requested a dozen executives. A few of them have been within the low finish of $9 to $9.5 million a 12 months on an eight-year deal. That’s what they consider they might signal Nylander to or consider that it’s truthful. However there have been a bunch of different guys up at 11 and 11 and a half. One, one government at $12.5 million a 12 months on a max time period deal.

In order that’s lots of distinction from one finish to the opposite, and I feel it underlines, , the problem forward right here and getting this deal performed. Not only for the leafs entrance workplace perspective, everybody’s kind of placing the warmth and the strain on Brad Treliving and Brandon Prindham and the Leafs entrance workplace, nevertheless it additionally places lots of strain on William Nylander and his agent Louis Gross, to yeah, maximize the place they’re, but when they really need to be a Maple Leaf, then to discover a value that they perceive works inside, , the orbit of the Leafs wage cap scenario. With the Matthews extension kicking in subsequent 12 months, Mitch Marner needing an extension for the ’25-’26 season.

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So the lengthy of it, brief is that there was not consensus on what a William Nylander contract ought to seem like. It will depend on who you ask.”



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