GM Tom Fitzgerald has stated that he desires to be competitive this offseason as he desires the New Jersey Devils to be playoff contenders subsequent 12 months. trade rumors have already been circulating that the Devils are willing to alternate the 2nd overall pick out to improve the team.
One player that the Devils are having a difficult time with is Bratt. Rumors had Bratt became to be had for trade at the NHL alternate cut-off date.
Friedman become at the Jeff Marek Show and stated the negotiations for Bratt’s final agreement have been definitely tough and each aspects are gearing up for some other tough negotiation.
Friedman went on to talk about the possibility of a proposal sheet but he feels it doesn’t make experience as the Devils do have $25 million is cap area to fit any provide.
Frank Seravalli reported on Daily Faceoff that there have been no contract extension talks thus far with Bratt for what's going to be an expensive deal.
Bratt, 23, had seventy three factors in seventy six video games performed final season. He is a pending RFA and coming off a agreement that had an $2,750,000 AVV. He will probable be looking for a brand new agreement well worth $five.five-$6 million/year and if the Devils aren't inclined to come back to phrases on that quantity, he could be traded.