And it'll be a long term deal, folks
Early report from Joe Haggerty and the Bruins GM Don Sweeney confirmed Saturday that the B’s would be matching any offer sheets that do come in for David Pastrnak, the 21-year-old, ultra-skilled and game-breaking right winger.
“We’re in really good position in that way,” Sweeney said in reference to the cap situation and possible offer sheets. “We’re having really good dialogue; we just haven’t found [an agreement]. In a perfect world, yeah, [we'd have] buttoned that up, but it just hasn’t happened to this point in time. I don’t comment on where things are at, other than we’re committed to the player and we’d like to find a long-term deal.”
During the 2016-2017 season, Pastrnak recorded 34 goals and registered 36 assists for a total of 70 points in 75 games. The Czech player was selected by the Bruins in the first round, 25th overall, of the.