Mitchell Marner and the Toronto Maple Leafs finally agreed to a new contract after months of negotiations, a significant transaction for both the Maple Leafs and the rest of the restricted free agent market.
Naturally, it set hockey Twitter alight.
I’m exactly where I want to be, in front of the greatest hockey fans in the world, proudly continuing the tradition with the @MapleLeafs. See you soon.
— Mitchell Marner (@Marner93) September 14, 2019
“We can, and we will” – Kyle Dubas https://t.co/vA5wQy6eVo
— Tim Micallef (@tim_micallef) September 13, 2019
The #MapleLeafs Mitch Marner 6 year $10.893M Cap Hit:
-Yr 1: $700K Base, $15.3M SB
-Yr 2: $700K & $14.3M SB
-Yr 3: $750K & $9.608M SB
-Yr 4: $750K & $7.25M SB
-Yr 5: $750K & $7.25M SB
-Yr 6: $750K, $7.25M SB
Rep’d by Darren Ferris @quartexxmgmt https://t.co/bcUNcKgR24
— PuckPedia (@PuckPedia) September 14, 2019
Marner signed to the Leafs. pic.twitter.com/SXnBH1HYb9
— Anthony Stewart (@StuMunrue) September 13, 2019
Point, Tkachuk, Laine, Connor after seeing Marner’s deal: pic.twitter.com/5RHDokVhlO
— Eric Engels (@EricEngels) September 13, 2019
Rest of the RFA market now that the market has been set. #Marner pic.twitter.com/LLZpFEGlLt
— Anthony Stewart (@StuMunrue) September 14, 2019
Brayden Point after seeing the Marner contract and still waiting on his. pic.twitter.com/M4iJyQSkTV
— Bert (@berts_prospects) September 14, 2019
Fellow players, like Max Domi, sent their congratulations to Marner, while Maple Leafs fans were just happy with the news.
Looking at @Marner93 bank account like… congrats brother! So happy for you. Well deserved! pic.twitter.com/cCOvgjeMvA
— Max Domi (@max_domi) September 13, 2019
Marner was going to hold out longer but he realized nhl 20 wasn’t that good so he had nothing else …read more