Sport Report: Tatar wants 7-year deal from Red Wings

01:06  13 july  2017
01:06  13 july  2017 Source:   theScore

Report: Wings offering Tatar $4.1M per season

  Report: Wings offering Tatar $4.1M per season The Detroit Red Wings have come up with their number for Tomas Tatar, and according to Sportsnet's Elliote Friedman, that figure is just a bit short of what the winger is asking for. As Friedman reports, Detroit is willing to pay Tatar $4.1 million annually. However, Tatar is seeking $5.3 million per season after leading the offensively challenged Wings in 2016-17 with 25 goals.

St. James also reports that Tatar could be asking for a multi- year deal with an AAV of around million. I see both sides at a bit of a crossroads here — Tatar wants to get paid as he deserves being a proven and consistent 20-goal-scorer, but the Red Wings want

That’s because they’ll then be stuck with a one- year deal for Tatar , and he’ll be eligible Hearing Red Wings RFA Tomas Tatar is going to file for arbitration today. Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press recently reported that Tatar is seeking a multi- year extension worth “around million annually.”

  Report: Tatar wants 7-year deal from Red Wings © Dave Reginek / National Hockey League / Getty Tomas Tatar is reportedly seeking a longer-term contract than the Detroit Red Wings are willing to give him at the moment.

The restricted free-agent forward's camp is looking for a deal in the range of seven years, but the Red Wings have yet to offer more than five, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press.

Tatar filed for salary arbitration and has a hearing scheduled for July 20.

If the two sides are unable to agree on a long-term deal before then, he'd be looking at a one-year pact that he recently admitted would "probably" be his last contract with the Red Wings.

Tatar led Detroit with 25 goals this past season, the final campaign of a three-year, $8.25-million deal he inked with the Red Wings in 2014.

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