Is Marner heading to Long Island?

The Stanley Cup is going to be awarded Wednesday night, but of course all hockey fans are interested in are transactions and rumours. For the Leafs, all of this is circling around forward Mitch Marner.

A restricted free agent on July 1st, Marner will have the option to talk to other teams about a potential offer sheet starting June 26th and it appears that him and his agent Darren Ferris will wait until then.
One of the teams reportedly interested in the young forward is the New York Islanders — headlined by former Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello.

C’est du moins ce que m’a raconté un joueur de l’organisation du Canadien →
— DansLesCoulisses (@DLCoulisses) June 12, 2019

According to Quebec outlet Dans Les Coulisses and their discussions with a player from the Montreal Canadiens, it appears that Marner’s internal expectation is an offer with a salary of around $12.5-million.
I had the chance to chat with a player whose rights belonged to the Canadiens organization over the last few hours and according to what he heard between the branches, Mitch Marner’s agent expects that his client receives (at least) a hostile offer … worth $ 12.5 million per season ( …

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Author: Thomas Williams / The Leafs Nation

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