Blackhawks benefit excess
Cap Friendly: With Kirby Dach‘s season over, they will have a benefit excess charge of $237,500 for next season.
Kirby Dach $212,500 for TOI leading 6
Alex Vlasic $25,000 for 5 video games played
Will Tyler Johnson be back with the Blackhawks next season?
Mark Lazerus of The Athletic: The Chicago Blackhawks gotten Tyler Johnson last offseason from the Tampa Bay Lightning, however he missed out on 4 months of the season. Johnson stated he’ll be speaking with GM Kyle Johnson about what he desires out of him for next season.
If the Blackhawks choose to trade Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane this offseason, Johnson’s experienced function might be essential to the Blackhawks. If the Blackhawks keep both Toews and Kane, they might take a look at trading or buyout Johnson. He was 2 years left at $5 million per.
Johnson when asked if he believes he’s going to be back.
“That’s something I have to talk with Kyle about,” he stated. “That’s a pretty tough question for me to answer. But I’m happy here. I’m happy with the group. And I’m happy with what can happen. I just have to talk to him.”
Alex DeBrincat available to discussing an agreement extension
Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times: Alex DeBrincat will be completing his 5th season with the Blackhawks without realy playoff berth and they might be a couple of more years far from a playoff seed.
He’s had a success specific season having fun with Patrick Kane and Dylan Strome and made his 2nd 40-objective goal season.
He has another year left on his agreement at a $6.4 million income cap hit and is qualified to sign an agreement extension in July. DeBrincat stated that GM Kyle Davidson will “have a lot of things to do probably before” prior to getting to him, however he would open to the concept about talking agreement extension this offseason.
Strome is a pending RFA and the chances appear to be 50-50 at finest that he is re-signed at $4 million or more.