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RFA Report: Brayden Point

With the NHL season set to embark in just six days, the Tampa Bay Lightning ensured that star forward, Brayden Point would be in the lineup come puck drop. After an extended off-season and some uncertainty and concern regarding Point’s status in 2019, both sides were eager to get this deal out of the way. Let’s take a closer look at how both the player and team reached an agreement. 

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RFA Report: Brandon Carlo

After the signing of his fellow defensive compatriot, Charlie McAvoy, it was only a matter of time before we saw Brandon Carlo’s name in the headlines for the Boston Bruins. After a summer of uncertainty, and the start of the 2019/20 NHL campaign just around the corner, it was evident that Bruins general manager Don Sweeney and his management group had some work to do and business to conduct. He did more than just “conduct”: business, and inked Carlo to a two-year bridge contract extension, worth a total of $5.7M. Here’s how both the Bruins as an organization and Carlo reached an agreement. 

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RFA Report: Charlie McAvoy

After bursting onto the scene in October 2017, Charlie McAvoy and the Boston Bruins were on the clock as training camps from across the NHL kicked off. The 21-year old, smooth-skating defenseman was one of four high profile restricted free agent blue-liners this summer, joining teammate, Brandon Carlo, and the likes of Zach Werenski and Ivan Provorov. It took a few months, but McAvoy and the Bruins reached a 3-year/$14.7M contract extension. 

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