Toronto Maple Leafs winger Zach Hyman met with the Edmonton Oilers earlier Wednesday.
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 21, 2021
According to reports, Hyman is seeking a long-term contract with an annual salary of more than $6 million, but the Leafs cannot afford it.
However, Johnston reported that the Maple Leafs had already indicated a sign-and-swap for Hyman-which would allow the 29-year-old player to sign an eight-year contract-which is reportedly every year There are 5-6 million U.S. dollars.
— Kevin Mcgrand (@kevin_mcgran) July 22, 2021
With the lifting of the trading freeze after 1pm Eastern Time on Thursday, the two clubs are expected to officially announce the move, and the Leaves will regain the pick.