This week on The Hockey News Podcast:
– From Mitch Marner to Mikko Rantanen to Brayden Point, the list of unsigned RFAs is lengthy. Why are the negotiations dragging into mid-August?
– When asked about his contract, RFA Patrik Laine says he’s “prepared for anything.” Are his days as a Winnipeg Jet really numbered?
– The Canucks have extended GM Jim Benning’s contract beyond the 2019-20 season. Has he done enough to earn the extension?
– Fantasy Insider: key position battles to watch in camp (Rittich vs. Talbot, Nylander vs. Kapanen, Simmonds vs. Bratt)
– Future Watch: Kirby Dach, Cole Perfetti
– Hot Take: Matt Larkin on why we might see a 1996 Stanley Cup final rematch next June
– From the Magazine: Ryan Kennedy on the top 50 players feature in Yearbook 2019-20
– Mailbag: will Rasmus Ristolainen be traded?
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