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SportLightning's Brayden Point among unsigned restricted free-agent forwards

03:45  25 august  2019
03:45  25 august  2019 Source:   prohockeyrumors.com

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Key Restricted Free Agents : F Brayden Point — For Tampa Bay, the entire offseason comes down to Point The Lightning are expected to have some real cap issues with eight restricted free agents and The biggest name among those pending restricted free agents of course is Brayden Point

Because the restricted free agent (RFA) pool can get complicated, the most If a team does not send a qualifying offer to their RFA they become an unrestricted free agent (UFA) on July 1 Lightning ’ s pending rfas. ( Forwards ) Richard Panik, Alex Killorn, J.T. Brown, Ondrej Palat; (Defensemen)

With the Tampa Bay Lightning preparing for another run to challenge for a Stanley Cup, one of the team’s top players remains unsigned.

Lightning's Brayden Point among unsigned restricted free-agent forwards© Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Brayden Point joins a number of unsigned restricted free-agent forwards, including Toronto’s Mitch Marner, Colorado’s Mikko Rantanen, Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk, Winnipeg’s Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor. There are several defensemen on the list as well, including Boston’s Charlie McAvoy and Columbus’ Zach Werenski.

There has been no end in sight for any of these players and there remains no timeline as each waits for the first one to sign and set the market, according to Tampa Bay Times’ Diana Nearhos. Most expect the first domino to fall will be Marner, with everyone signing contracts just underneath him.

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Tampa Bay Lightning . The Lightning already had one of the deepest forward groups in the league even before Brayden Point was one of the league’ s With Rittich signed the Flames remaining two unsigned restricted free agents are forwards Matthew Tkachuk (in line for a significant raise) and

However, that could change if one of the other players opt to sign first. Point’s deal will be an interesting one on a team that already has quite a few top-paid players. Point tallied 41 goals and 92 points last season.

“It’s a unique marketplace,” said agent Gerry Johannson, who counts Point among his clients. “Everyone is waiting for some clarity.”

So far only two key restricted free agents have signed, both in peculiar circumstances. Jacob Trouba forced a trade to the New York Rangers before finally signing, while Carolina matched Montreal’s offer sheet to Sebastian Aho in early July. In the meantime, the wait continues.

There is more to report from around the Atlantic Division:

Flyers GM 'not concerned with lingering free agents Provorov and Konecny.
The Philadelphia Flyers are like a dozen other teams around the NHL, waiting to have some clarity on whether their top restricted free agents will be suiting up when training camp opens in a few weeks. The Flyers have two top players still without contracts in Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny, but GM Chuck Fletcher isn’t ready to panic just because they aren’t signed yet. Speaking with Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer yesterday, Fletcher explained the Flyers are in the same situation as all of the other teams but isn’t stressing out: © Eric Hartline-USA TODAY SportsWe’ll keep working at it.

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