Looking Ahead To The Most Unpredictable NHL Pre-Season In Ages | Tim and Sid

  • Published: 14 August 2019
  • Renaud Lavoie joined Sid and Danielle to talk about all the unsigned RFA's and free agents in the NHL, making for an exciting upcoming season.

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Comments • 187

  • EJ Everlast
    EJ Everlast  1 weeks back

    Toronto Cup? Maybe? Haha now or never.

    • airan peleg
      airan peleg  3 weeks back

      trade nylander, sign marner, and get another good defenseman and the leafs can start smelling that cup.
      (shoulda never gotten rid of mcelhenny either btw... )

      • Flyin Brian
        Flyin Brian  4 weeks back

        GO OILERS...✌

        • Drew Rycerz
          Drew Rycerz  4 weeks back

          Can someone please give me Kyles job. If anyone truly loves the Leafs, please. He has no idea what he's doing.

          • Sam Galvin
            Sam Galvin  4 weeks back

            i am a big fan from the uk and dont get the RFA thing, i get the rules i just dont get how its fair for the players. I agree the teams who own the previous contract have first right but imo after a date they should become free agents and able to sign with whom ever they like imo.

            • Sam Galvin
              Sam Galvin  3 weeks back

              @LastResort318 ok I get that but these small maket teams seem to be signing theirs. The 2 major names in the last 2 years have come from what I understand to be the biggest market. If Mitch does not get what he thinks he deserves then he has to sit the year out? Please correct me if that last statement is wrong but it's what I have been led to believe and that's not fair on the player at all.

            • LastResort318
              LastResort318  3 weeks back

              It’s a way for small market teams to be able to keep their players for at least their prime.

          • chainfire
            chainfire  4 weeks back

            Bad analyst. Signing the offer sheet with the habs guaranteed numbers and length the aho camp wanted. Bergevin was still kicking tires on laine. And no players won’t automatically get paid come December. No gm will panic pay after the Nylander experiment, and if they do they’ll give a 1 year that will hurt the players next contract when they struggle from joining late

            • Ry Michael
              Ry Michael  4 weeks back

              A million more.... what a dummy

              • chris goodayle
                chris goodayle  4 weeks back

                Let Marner sit.Save the money and spend it on defence.In the playoffs,defence tightens up.As the play offs move along,it’s more about preventing goals then about scoring goals.
                Tired of greedy players and there agents crying for more and more.

                • Brandon Foster
                  Brandon Foster  4 weeks back

                  Not enough revenue to drive the cap up? What about all the money that Vegas/Seattle are paying to have teams? Where is that money going? This whole thing is a joke.

                  • a z
                    a z  3 weeks back

                    I could be wrong, but don't believe expansion fees affect cap. Owners get it all

                • David Ferguson
                  David Ferguson  4 weeks back

                  Where is Tim? No one wants this blonde girl in his seat with a custom sticker...

                  • The lu
                    The lu  4 weeks back

                    Why should I be hating on players wanting to get paid the most. Its a business. If the teams aren't willing to pay then trade them to a team that will.

                    • SennaFan
                      SennaFan  4 weeks back

                      Itll be fine

                      • Jason Brien
                        Jason Brien  4 weeks back

                        this guy is awful

                        • Andrei Volgin
                          Andrei Volgin  4 weeks back

                          10:33 Cale Makar could be soon with Barrie gone

                        • James
                          James  1 months back

                          We saw what happened with Nylander..if you're not there for camp, don't even bother playing in December. You'll mess the whole chemistry of the team.

                          • The Vinyl Broadcaster
                            The Vinyl Broadcaster  1 months back

                            Another French Canadian homer who thinks that Dundon was going to not sign the offer sheet for Seppe.

                            The only number that would've made the Carolina Hurricanes re-think their position on Aho was $10.5m--and it would've been due to the amount of draft picks in return.

                            The Hurricanes have the 9th highest payroll in the NHL. Dundon isn't stingy at all. He's not Karmanos. He's wealthier than most of the owners in the league. And he's going to spend money while the window is opening for serious Stanley Cup runs.

                            If Svech and Necas continue to develop, and Mrazek has a season like his last one, look out.

                            • Sharks17
                              Sharks17  1 months back

                              Sorry Leafs fans, Marner is coming with Marleau to San Jose.

                              • CANADIAN BONG RIPPER
                                CANADIAN BONG RIPPER  1 months back

                                Renaud Lavoie is a joke, he’s a meme here in Quebec no one takes him seriously

                                • Martin St-louis
                                  Martin St-louis  4 weeks back

                                  yé tellement poche que jai aidé à le sortir lui et yvon pednault de rds en prouvant que ces mecs suivaient seulement un groupe sur twitter avec quelques agents de joueurs dont Allan Walsh.

                                • Jeff Long
                                  Jeff Long  4 weeks back

                                  The world does not care what Quebec thinks

                                • Calvin Crooks
                                  Calvin Crooks  1 months back

                                  So bad 😂😂😂

                                • CANADIAN BONG RIPPER
                                  CANADIAN BONG RIPPER  1 months back

                                  @The Vinyl Broadcaster write Renaud Lavoie english on youtube. He's the biggest meme in hockey here in quebec, worse than Pierre Mcguire

                                • The Vinyl Broadcaster
                                  The Vinyl Broadcaster  1 months back

                                  Considering he actually thinks Dundon hesitated to that offer sheet, he's definitely a meme.

                              • Alec Verissimo
                                Alec Verissimo  1 months back

                                These players need to get their head out of their ass, this ain't NBA

                                • ry4nx
                                  ry4nx  1 months back

                                  Just because it was one of the most unpredictable playoffs doesn't mean it will be followed by the most unpredictable preseason

                                  • JxBANE
                                    JxBANE  1 months back

                                    Very interesting to compare the NBA with NHL. NHL players want more money but it seems the league is not financially healthy enough to increase the cap. How does the NBA make so much money?

                                    • L Wilmshurst
                                      L Wilmshurst  1 months back

                                      1. NBA gets much more money from TV broadcast rights (esp in US). Go on ESPN.com and look at how far down NHL is vs other sports. It's crazy how little love the NHL gets in the US. People care more about Nascar, college sports etc.

                                      2. NBA has same number of seats in arenas, but a team roster half the size, so even if the total money paid to players by each team was equal between leagues (and it isnt) its concentrated more among fewer players.

                                  • J D
                                    J D  1 months back

                                    just remove the cap, problems solved. the rich become richer just like real life

                                    • Dr Giggles
                                      Dr Giggles  1 months back

                                      "You can wait as long as you want, you're going to get paid". And that's the problem. The owners and GMs need to set an example here and sit Marner for the entire season if he refuses a contract

                                      • David Jones
                                        David Jones  1 months back

                                        That accent though lol

                                        • Gutch Mang
                                          Gutch Mang  4 weeks back

                                          English is probrably not his first language, he did a good job. Id love to hear you speak french

                                      • Hemi Head
                                        Hemi Head  1 months back

                                        The young kids want the mega millions in a sport that doesn't draw enough paying fans because of a horrible run league .

                                        • TheEPICMANIABros
                                          TheEPICMANIABros  1 months back

                                          lol, its cuz of cap space buddy, not at all because of financial issues with the league

                                      • Scott Mallon
                                        Scott Mallon  1 months back

                                        So, let me get this straight: Marner scores 4 more goals than he did his previous year but, because he gets 20 more assists (because Tavares is filling the net), he's now magically worth $10.5 million a year after averaging 65 points the previous two years? Got it. Good luck with that contract Toronto. I'd trade his ass in a package for Seth Jones in a heartbeat.

                                        • Scott Mallon
                                          Scott Mallon  4 weeks back

                                          @DeadlyCatfish I'm not a Toronto fan genius. I'm not even Canadian. He's over-hyped, as are play-making wingers in general. Also, there's no universe where I'd ever want one of my top point-producers blocking shots on the PK. One bad block and he's on the shelf for 6 weeks doing nothing.

                                        • DeadlyCatfish
                                          DeadlyCatfish  4 weeks back

                                          Scott Mallon lol, Toronto fans don’t deserve marner, kid can play 1st line pk, 1st line pp, and 1st line forward for 82 games without injury, he also leads the team in points, if you’re gonna give 11 mil to a guy who can’t play pk and doesn’t play 82 games then you have to give 11 at least to the guy who is doing more, I hope you lose him and he becomes mvp in a city that will give him the respect he deserves

                                        • L Wilmshurst
                                          L Wilmshurst  4 weeks back

                                          @Scott Mallon Agreed - if Seth isn't untouchable, he sure should be. I cant believe at one point Parayko for Nylander was potentially doable. I would have made that trade in a heartbeat,

                                        • Scott Mallon
                                          Scott Mallon  1 months back

                                          @L Wilmshurst Seth is probably untouchable, but that's one of those deals where you see the surplus of the Leafs (forward skill) and the defecit of CBJ (forward skill), and you think there has to be a match somewhere there.

                                        • L Wilmshurst
                                          L Wilmshurst  1 months back

                                          I don't think Seth is available, but if Marner has to go, that is exactly the kind of return I'd want back.

                                      • Christopher S
                                        Christopher S  1 months back

                                        Am I the only one who caught the mistake at 5:04 on the highest paid players list? Clearly some intern didn’t scroll down the list of Leafs players on CapFriendly to the goalie section, cuz Freddy makes $5 mil, which is more than Cody Ceci’s $4.5 mil... 🤦🏻‍♂️ Sportsnet should hire me! 😃

                                        • Christopher S
                                          Christopher S  1 months back

                                          Not to mention Tyson Barrie, who technically is paid more than Rielly this season, just that half of it is covered by the Avs...

                                      • lozerboozer
                                        lozerboozer  1 months back

                                        He's coming to Philly!

                                        • Uncommon Sense
                                          Uncommon Sense  1 months back

                                          It may be time for some of these teams to take a hard line with these RFAs and offer what they can IAW their salary cap position. These players are only hurting themselves if they try to drag this out as training camps open soon. Term can be the way to go here as some of these guys should sign a 1 or 2 year term deal to get it done and work for a longer term when the cap increases or a team's cap situation improves. If not then maybe these teams should look to trade them in the spirit of sign and trade. No one is winning here.

                                        • Jacob Beaudry
                                          Jacob Beaudry  1 months back

                                          Renaud Lavoie triggers me...

                                        • Scott McFarlane
                                          Scott McFarlane  1 months back

                                          FYI other players have SIGNED. A lot of these issues is Dubas fault, he can't sign a contract at a discount. All other hard San Joes had no issues this year, the Jets have been masterful with their younger players and pay the vets (Buff, Wheeler, to a fault Little). The leaf's management is garbage and only knows how to throw money at players. PS the players in the NBA getting the high-end money are high-end players like top ten to fifteen, stop saying ever RFA needs to get paid like the NBA. The NBA rookie pay scale is still capped as well, most ELC players don't help their team and ALOT wash out altogether(As well most rookies don't win in this league). Most NHL teams pay the RFA (passed the 1st round) for years to see if they turn into a prospect. If a GM did his job instead of just handing out dumb ass contracts Sportsnet and TSN tells them to, we would be in a better spot. PS Trouba never got 'Paid" by the Jets and played most of his RFA years here.

                                          • James Middleton
                                            James Middleton  1 months back

                                            Players changing their opinions to be more like the NBA? That's a good start! Now actually have some personality too and maybe they can bridge the gap

                                            • 2021Alexis Mahoney
                                              2021Alexis Mahoney  1 months back

                                              Backes contract is hurting the bruins really bad. They need to sign McAvoy and Carlo ASAP.

                                              • Chris
                                                Chris  1 months back

                                                The NHL is an absolute joke if they don't do anything about this RFA garbage. Elite players, no matter what, should be playing the game, not on the sidelines waiting to get paid.

                                                • Chewy Ltd
                                                  Chewy Ltd  1 months back

                                                  I do believe that it will be addressed on the next CBA … there is too much involved in the whole topic of this and it started with a lot of overpayment of young players and paying to much to older players ...

                                              • raymond reddington
                                                raymond reddington  1 months back

                                                Whatever happened to earning your dues?

                                                • Blayne Tyler
                                                  Blayne Tyler  1 months back

                                                  NHL didn't expect so many super rookies. Team had them for 3 years at bargain entry level $alaries. Now they have to pay up.

                                                  • JeremyCuddles
                                                    JeremyCuddles  1 months back

                                                    Problem with the NBA comparison is the physicality isn't there nearly as much as NHL. All it takes is a couple injuries or even one severe injury and then you can see potentially millions disappear.

                                                    • Michael Demelo
                                                      Michael Demelo  1 months back

                                                      @JeremyCuddles sure thing brainiac

                                                    • JeremyCuddles
                                                      JeremyCuddles  1 months back

                                                      @Michael Demelo I am saying that in defense of longer term deals. Short term deals have risks. More so than they do in the NBA. But thanks for telling me something I already know.

                                                    • Michael Demelo
                                                      Michael Demelo  1 months back

                                                      You put them on LTIR and millions back.

                                                  • chancelor phantom vador
                                                    chancelor phantom vador  1 months back

                                                    ohhhhh all this speculation.its just speculations and many more until marner signs lol

                                                    • Lord Lucifer’s Demon Army Level 9

                                                      Greedy players ruining pro sports

                                                      • aaron stratton
                                                        aaron stratton  1 months back

                                                        bads for hockey for sure

                                                        • Parker Ma
                                                          Parker Ma  1 months back

                                                          SIDS BACK

                                                          • Andy Denial
                                                            Andy Denial  1 months back

                                                            Let this goddamn marner ship sail. Move along.

                                                            • Dimitros
                                                              Dimitros  1 months back

                                                              I'LL BE SHOCK

                                                              • jayvardy
                                                                jayvardy  1 months back

                                                                Tim and Sid...

                                                                • William Pandori
                                                                  William Pandori  1 months back

                                                                  I believe Marc-Edouard Vlasic was the best defensive defenceman on the Sharks when he was 18-19.

                                                                  • RedPorkPadThai
                                                                    RedPorkPadThai  1 months back

                                                                    I see y'all using the exact same thumbnail of Marner to get me to click on your videos...

                                                                    • Tee Haynes
                                                                      Tee Haynes  1 months back

                                                                      I loved that guy in Super Troopers 2

                                                                      • Isaac Christie
                                                                        Isaac Christie  1 months back

                                                                        These teams should only sign these RFA to a term that expires when the current CBA and TV deals are up for renewal so that when a new CBA and TV deals are negotiated and the cap goes up then sign them to max deals if you want but because of the Current CBA it's made it so the cap is way too low for the amount of money they want