BREAKING: Don Sweeney Maintains Optimism About the Bruins Avoiding This Move

Published July 8, 2023 at 9:55 PM
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Bruins' GM Sweeney Confident in Avoiding Arbitration for Trio of Free Agents

https://www.nhl.com/bruins/video/press-room-don-sweeney/t-277437088/c-17931143

The outcome concerning goalie Jeremy Swayman carries significant weight, as it will determine the need for an additional cost-cutting maneuver.

Considering similar signings, Swayman's arbitration award has the potential to surpass the $4MM threshold.


Impressively tallying 31 points in 79 games, winger Trent Frederic is poised for a substantial salary increase, potentially doubling his previous $1.05MM AAV.

Meanwhile, defenseman Ian Mitchell, the third filer, is unlikely to receive a considerably higher offer than his qualifying amount of $874K. It wouldn't be surprising if they opt for a reduced NHL contract in exchange for a higher AHL salary.

Currently, the Bruins hold just under $7MM in salary cap space, as reported by CapFriendly, and it's conceivable that signing these three players could surpass that figure.

Source: Prohockeyrumours
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