last September, we want to know If John Klinberg can price himself out of Dallas after Dougie Hamilton signed a seven-year, $63 million deal with the New Jersey Devils in July.That seems more likely after the 29-year-old star defender Admission on Saturday He was frustrated by stalled contract negotiations.
Klingberg speaks in the report Claims he requested a trade earlier in the season. “It’s not entirely true,” he told reporters, explaining that general manager Jim Neal allowed his camp to talk to other teams. “It’s not like I’ve been asking, ‘I want to be traded now,’ or something like that,” Klingberg said. “It’s something that’s going on all the time.”
Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek reports Klingberg is seeking an eight-year, $63 million deal. He also said that blueliner’s agent asked Neil if he would be willing to make a deal for his client if an agreement could not be reached on a renewal.
Klingberg said he hoped, like his other teammates, to renew his contract before the start of the season. However, despite his camp offering different dollar figures and years, management did not back away from the original offer.
hat friendly show The Stars committed $57.1 million to 12 players for the 2022-23 season, with $17.9 million going to guards Milo Heskanen, Essa Lindell and Ryan Suter. Athletics’ Saad Youssef pointed out They’ll have to make sure they have enough cap space to re-sign players like Dennis Gulyanov this summer and Rupp Hintz and Jason Robertson in 2023.
Continued uncertainty about Klinberg’s future in Dallas could fuel speculation about whether he will be bought before the March 21 trade deadline. That could happen if the Stars are out of the playoffs by then.