Jeff Svoboda: Columbus Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen said that he spoke with goaltender Joonas Korpisalo (last year of his contract) after they signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year contract extension.
“I think his attitude is perfect about it. He said to me, he’s not going to worry about this at all. He’s going to have a great season and go from there.”
TSN: Rasmus Dahlin‘s three-year, $6 million per year and Kirill Kaprizov‘s five-year, $9 million per deal’s help set comparables for Vancouver Canucks RFAs Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson according to Darren Dreger.