Lightning sign Brayden Point to 3-year deal
Just days after Brayden Point's agent Gerry Johansson said the Lightning and his client were "a ways apart right now.... We're not that close, frankly," on a new deal, the two sides have agreed to a three-year bridge deal as reported Monday.
Lightning have re-signed Brayden Point to a three-year deal paying $6.75 M AAV. The Lightning came up more than a million a year from their last offer.- Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) September 23, 2019
Crazy how quick these things can move when the threat of a key player missing regular-season game time gets more and more real.
Reports surfaced Monday that the two sides were nearing a new contract for the highly-productive restricted free agent, with TSN's Pierre LeBrun noting that both camps were focused on a multi-year bridge contract.
As it turns out, that's exactly where they settled, with Point inking a three-year deal worth an AAV of $6.75 million.
Both player and team were apparently more than a couple million dollars (per season) apart as recently as last weekend, so there was some serious progress made. With the looming regular season approaching rapidly, Tampa and Point met somewhere in the middle.
The star forward is the latest RFA to sign after Mitch Marner, Brock Boeser and Charlie McAvoy inked new deals earlier this month. The Flames' Matthew Tkachuk, Colorado's Mikko Rantanen and the Jets' Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor are still without contracts.More NHL coverage from Yahoo Sports
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