The list of high-profile RFAs that have yet to sign extensions with their teams is incredible. With the New York Islanders needing top six support, it’s no wonder that they’re being linked with offer sheets to Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner.
The link between the Islanders and Mitch Marner isn’t new, its been going on all summer. The latest is a rumor that the New York Islanders are readying a seven-year $91 million offer sheet for Mitch Marner. That’s a $13 million cap hit.
Like Jeff Veillette rightfully points out, to believe this rumor, you have to believe a few things:
- Would the New York Islanders be willing to pay him that much?