Montreal Canadiens to Offer Sheet Jeremy Swayman

Maverick Mitchell
July 10, 2024  (3:15 PM)

Boston Bruins G Jeremy Swayman and Montreal Canadiens, Brendon Gallagher
Photo credit: TSN

With the lack of communication between the Boston Bruins and Jeremy Swayman, It has opened up for other teams to send their offer sheets in.

According to TVA Sports, there is rumblings that the Montreal Canadiens are extremely interested in sending an offer sheet to the Bruins for Swayman. This will definitely cause lots of panic for Bruins fans if it goes through.
"Jeremy Swayman and the Boston Bruins can now receive a hostile offer from other National Hockey League teams, including the Montreal Canadiens,

NESN reported Saturday after the 5 p.m. deadline to request the involvement of an arbitrator in contract negotiations passed." - TVA Sports
According to the goalie, the arbitration process went badly for Swayman and wouldn't like to relive that experience.

He has elected to forego arbitration for that experience alone, hearing his own team speak negatively about him.

"I'm trying very hard not to panic about the Bruins trading Swayman's two best friends and then potentially pissing him off at the contract table AGAIN!" - Pete Blackburn

«Of course I'm going to be upset in situations. I'm a human being,» said Swayman. «And I'm OK with that. That's something I've worked on since college. It's having these emotions, recognizing them and using them to an advantage. Not going complete red brain.»

Per NHL Insider and analyst for the Boston's Sports Hub, Ty Anderson states that teams will have to put up a large sum of money for an offer sheet to get the RFA goalie, this is where the Canadiens come in.
"According to 98.5 The Sports Hub reporter Ty Anderson, a club must be able to put $9.1 million on the table to counter Boston.

This is particularly the case for the CH, which also has the necessary draft picks." - TVA Sports

Jeremy Swayman could really be a great addition to any team that lands him as he has a record of 85-38, 2.32 GAA, and a career save percentage of .921%.
In this years Stanley Cup Playoffs, he was even better, bolstering a 2.15 GAA and a .933% save percentage.
Source: Bruins Insider
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