Twitter Reaction: Big domino falls as Marner signs with Maple Leafs

September 14, 2019

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

— 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

— PuckPedia (@PuckPedia) September 14, 2019

Marner signed to the Leafs.

— Anthony Stewart (@StuMunrue) September 13, 2019

Point, Tkachuk, Laine, Connor after seeing Marner’s deal:

— Eric Engels (@EricEngels) September 13, 2019

Rest of the RFA market now that the market has been set. #Marner

— Anthony Stewart (@StuMunrue) September 14, 2019

Brayden Point after seeing the Marner contract and still waiting on his.

— 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!

— 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


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