Sport Report: Pastrnak unlikely to report to Bruins camp as talks continue

21:28  13 september  2017
21:28  13 september  2017 Source:   theScore

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  Report: Pastrnak unlikely to report to Bruins camp as talks continue © Greg M. Cooper / USA Today Sports David Pastrnak isn't expected to be in Boston when Bruins training camp opens Thursday.

The restricted free agent remains in his native Czech Republic while he waits to sign a new contract, reports Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.

Meanwhile, communication between the team and Pastrnak's representatives continues, Johnston adds.

Pastrnak is believed to be using an eight-year, $68-million deal recently signed by Edmonton's Leon Draisaitl as a point of comparison. His agent recently confirmed the max term has been discussed, but the Bruins appear reluctant to make him the highest-paid player on the team at this stage of his career.

The Bruins will kick off their preseason schedule Monday against Montreal.

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