Three first-round picks for Erik Karlsson?
Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff: San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson has 4 years left on his contract at $11.5 million, and he has a full no-trade and full no-movement clause. With Brent Burns gone, Karlsson has extra room, higher alternatives and is placing up his finest numbers as a Shark.
The Sharks have reportedly requested for 3 first-round draft picks for Karlsson and the Sharks are keen retain 18 % of the $11.5 million. That will make his cap hit $9.4 million.
Ottawa Senators – Might not need to surrender belongings and what number of $8 million-plus gamers can you’ve got? Additionally, they’ve Alex DeBrincat to re-sign.
What concerning the Seattle Kraken, Columbus Blue Jackets, Winnipeg Jets, Toronto Maple Leafs or Washington Capitals?
There aren’t actually any good matches. Karlsson additionally has to approve the staff.
Corey Masisak: Sharks GM Mike Grier when requested concerning the report that he requested for 3 first-round picks for defenseman Erik Karlsson: “I’m not going to actually get into what we’re asking for, however I don’t suppose that’s completely correct.”
Grier stated that groups have inquired about Karlsson and there may be curiosity.
On how the Avalanche might match Bo Horvat
Daily Faceoff: Jason Gregor and Frank Seravalli on how the Colorado Avalanche might probably go after Vancouver Canucks ahead Bo Horvat.
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Seravalli: “So the one strategy to actually go after Bo Horvat, which appears to be all the craze, is speaking about Colorado and Horvat.
The one strategy to actually do it and re-sign him for subsequent yr is to commerce Sam Girard. Perhaps to not Vancouver, in a seperate deal. However that looks as if the one path ahead.
Gregor: “Yeah, that is smart.”
Seravalli: “He doesn’t have any commerce safety clearly, being solely 24. However that contract to me is like, I believe it’s a very secure guess. I believe Sam Girard already is a second-pair man. At $5 million, that’s essentually market price.
Can he proceed to progress and much exceed that? I believe the reply is sure.”