change rumors circulated in advance this yr on what the Columbus Blue Jackets need to do with Laine. Will they re-sign him or will he be traded?
Portzline of The Athletic reviews that Columbus has mentioned more than one contract terms with Laine, however the bigger task will be locating a Jackets salary cap hit both facets can agree on.
It is thought Laine is searching for a profits in the $10 million/12 months range and the Blue Jackets are extra secure with a $eight million/yr deal. Columbus has just over $21 million closing in salary cap space.
Laine, 24, turned into selected 2nd typical in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.