With the Mitch Marner All-Star Invitational this weekend in Toronto, we finally had a chance to hear from the Maple Leafs winger for what seems like the first time since the Leafs were eliminated.
Of course, the talk of the summer has been all of the young RFAs in need of contracts, with Marner being at the forefront due to all of the conversation of offer sheets, and wanting Auston Matthews money.
Yesterday, Marner paid a visit to Tim & Sid to mostly promote his event, but he wasn’t going to escape without some questions about the negotiations.
However, he really just said a lot of nothing in the interviews. When asked about the contract negotiation, Mitch said the following.
I mean, it’s still the same as the summer started. My agent’s doing that, I’m leaving it all to him, for me it’s just kind of focusing on this event and just trying to get better this summer for next year.
He was also asked about important it was to stay in the city of Toronto.
It’s the place I grew up, this place that I’d love to get back to and help out …
Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation