Mitch Marner Contract Update w/ Elliotte Friedman | Good Show

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  • Published: 21 August 2019
  • Elliotte Friedman joined Good Show to talk about the Mitch Marner contract situation, touching on the frustration both for the player and the Maple Leafs as they look to find a solution.
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Comments • 391

  • Uncleshere
    Uncleshere  2 days back

    Trade him to Edmonton, Leafs suk anyways lmao

    • Lindsay Zwicker
      Lindsay Zwicker  1 weeks back

      Send the kid to the bottom of the barrel team. Him, his father and his agent are going to screw his career up. I guess he doesn't want to play in Toronto. A spoiled brat.

      • leadnsteel
        leadnsteel  2 weeks back

        Marner will be the loser if he doesn't sign soon.... if he sits he will lose money.... you cant win against the GM of the team

        • SN2903
          SN2903  2 weeks back

          Trade him if they can get get the right deal. He is a good player but he is undersized and I'm not convinced he will be great in the playoffs.

          • Paul Katsanos
            Paul Katsanos  2 weeks back

            What does Mitch Marner want? This is getting ridiculous

            • Kevin McLeod
              Kevin McLeod  2 weeks back

              If he wants to stay in Toronto sign ! The new generation Cash hungry enough to say they'd give up a shot at a Stanley cup for money . This is just so sad . What a team gets is a paycheck player .About as much heart in it as a melting ice cube . Just get it done and sign or tell them that you'll be looking elsewarer .that way they can move forward without all the BS and so can you . Love to have your skills in Toronto Mitch but the longer this goes on the more likely you'll be moved in my opion . Go leafs to . Oh I've been waiting a long damn time for a return of the cup in Toronto and I'm still a leaf fan . Would like to see it sooner than latter as latter I'll be dead .lol

              • T Jones
                T Jones  3 weeks back

                Should have traded Nylander and paid Marner but Dubas didnt have the balls to do it.

                • brian little
                  brian little  3 weeks back

                  No player is worth that much just sign him its all about money its sad

                  • Dave Arsneau
                    Dave Arsneau  3 weeks back

                    4 years 9.5 million take it or get the f××k out!!!

                    • Dave Martin
                      Dave Martin  3 weeks back

                      Let Ottawa offer sheet for 10.5 and hope Marner signs.

                      • Eugene Wells
                        Eugene Wells  3 weeks back

                        Everyone wants a say ..Nylander played games last year..So relax

                        • youcreatea X
                          youcreatea X  3 weeks back

                          Marner is a defensive liability on a team whom have no defense. Why does he get so much credit if the leafs, especially during the regular season, play like they lack identity and hockey intelligence. Your entire structure is like an oil flare up on a frying pan?



                          Wow you made some points off of Tavares

                          I would aim for two good players with marners contract

                          • Robert M
                            Robert M  2 weeks back

                            Third in plus/minus on the team at +22. Clearly you're a troll who doesn't watch hockey

                        • William D
                          William D  3 weeks back

                          Marner playing the Leafs like a fiddle.

                          • leadnsteel
                            leadnsteel  2 weeks back

                            No.... Dubas doesnt have to sign Marner.... if Marner is asking for too much he can let Marner sit out and lose money

                        • Robert Yee
                          Robert Yee  3 weeks back

                          1967.....Enough said......'GET IT DONE'!! ....Or will 'WAIT' another 50 years!!

                          • Daniel Murphy
                            Daniel Murphy  3 weeks back

                            I watched episode that everything was about Marcia. Marcia, Marcia, Marcia...

                            • Daniel Murphy
                              Daniel Murphy  3 weeks back

                              Just talk to the guy one on one. Forget about his agent.

                              • Daniel Murphy
                                Daniel Murphy  3 weeks back

                                Sometimes no name players can contribute to the team much more than a player that hard to get. It has becomes a soap opera.

                                • james m
                                  james m  3 weeks back

                                  For all of you so tired of this story...did you not click on this clip?

                                  • William Munny
                                    William Munny  3 weeks back

                                    He will get signed when Clarkson and Horton go on ltir

                                    • MEANMONKEYStheGAMER
                                      MEANMONKEYStheGAMER  3 weeks back

                                      That Nylander contract is looking pretty good right now. At this point trade Mitch. It’s about the cup. Who cares if he goes on to be one of the best players in the league. As long as the leafs win a cup idc. If you get a top 6 winger and a top 4 D for Mitch, the Leafs lineup is all set for a run.

                                      • MEANMONKEYStheGAMER
                                        MEANMONKEYStheGAMER  3 weeks back

                                        Gardiner must be waiting on the leafs. He’s been the best FA on the market for months.

                                        • Mike C
                                          Mike C  3 weeks back

                                          The agent is basically working for a bigger paycheque for himself. Marner's pay is just incidental.

                                          • ATI nsider
                                            ATI nsider  3 weeks back

                                            Marner's agents are playing a nutty game here, for goodness sakes, sign the bloody contract already.
                                            The Leafs hold 90% of the cards, Marner's camp holds 10%. That's the stand still we are seeing here.

                                            • Chris Daye
                                              Chris Daye  3 weeks back

                                              No deal will be agreed upon but Marner will not miss a regular season game and will settle on a record setting 3 year bridge deal. In 3 years he will be an RFA still but the leafs will have a minimum cost to begin negotiations and if they do not offer him this minimum he becomes a free agent. His 3rd year amount will have to be the minimum for his new contract with the leafs so expect him to make less the first 2 years and over 12 million his final year.

                                              • Caption This
                                                Caption This  3 weeks back

                                                Guys lets be real. We dont want to trade marner. Despite what you guys say he hasnt even peaked yet and hes a crucial piece to the leafs organization. Much like Nylander its his agent and father that are causing the stalemate, not the player. Mitch wants to play, and its easy to ask why he doesn't just make a deal, but we don't know any of the details and unfortunately this is the new way of the NHL negotiations.

                                                • Jay Jayson
                                                  Jay Jayson  3 weeks back

                                                  This wouldn't have happened under Lou, no player respects Dubas. He rolled over for Nylander and gave in to Matthews, why wouldn't Marner do this?

                                                  • Larry Zolob
                                                    Larry Zolob  3 weeks back

                                                    I 100% expect Leafs will play hardball and will look at ALL options including trading the guy. They will create a culture where guys need to fall in line or they get shipped. They just did that with Kappy and Johnsson. Not sure of precise timing but it will go down like this. Both teams will give their 'final' offers. Dubas will call Mitch personally for a professional but direct chat, and tell him exactly this: "We bargained in good faith as long as we could but that process is now over. Your options are to sign the deal we offered, or sit and wait until we can do a deal to move you, either by trading rights or doing a sign-and-trade at the value of the contact you want. If a deal is not done of any kind you sit the year and we'll use the cap space on other things. Your move." He'll sign.

                                                    • A M
                                                      A M  3 weeks back

                                                      Hit the bricks Mitch OR grow some balls and take responsibility for your career. Tell your greedy father to take a step back!!

                                                      • 888kaddy
                                                        888kaddy  3 weeks back

                                                        So fed up with Marner's camp. Team should be fed up. Let him go and take the picks. He doesn't care about winning. When you are talking amounts over 9 million really what in the H is the difference ? You are seeing pure greed. Marner should step in himself and tell his camp to be reasonable. Egos don't win Stanley Cups Teams do.

                                                        • G-Misc 59
                                                          G-Misc 59  3 weeks back

                                                          My advice to Marner is to get out of Toronto...or for that matter...get out of Canada...RUN and peddle your talent elsewhere...don't let the greedy Maple Leafs or the brainwashed fans convince you otherwise.

                                                          • P M
                                                            P M  3 weeks back

                                                            A 3 year deal, than take it to arbitration in 3 year deals.

                                                            • Flyin Brian
                                                              Flyin Brian  3 weeks back

                                                              Update me when he actually signs or goes and plays somewhere else. This rumor mill is just that. GO OILERS.

                                                              • William M Gates
                                                                William M Gates  3 weeks back

                                                                maybe he plays in Zurich for 3 years.

                                                                • Gordon Graham
                                                                  Gordon Graham  3 weeks back

                                                                  @William M Gates Yeah, like they're gonna wait 3 years to trade him...good prediction!

                                                                • William M Gates
                                                                  William M Gates  3 weeks back

                                                                  @Gordon Graham after Zurich Leafs trade him. for defence

                                                                • Gordon Graham
                                                                  Gordon Graham  3 weeks back

                                                                  Shrewd business decision. Turn down 10.5M a year to play for 500,000 a year in Zurich. You showed them, eh Mitchy!

                                                              • Jamie Cotterill
                                                                Jamie Cotterill  3 weeks back

                                                                Marner for Laine.....Marner can then compare his salary to Scheiffle or Wheeler.Leafs get a sniper and Jets get comparable elite winger.Either that or draw the line at camp halfway point. IMO you could slide Bracco in with JT and have cap space at the deadline for the big push....

                                                                • deeshmond
                                                                  deeshmond  3 weeks back

                                                                  Dubas has really blown it with his approach to the Nylander, Matthews, Marner signings. #wecanandwewill

                                                                  • Vanessa Crouch
                                                                    Vanessa Crouch  3 weeks back

                                                                    The Leafs should play Ferris' game and leak a report that they're shopping Marner. That would get his attention.

                                                                    • Beetle Juice
                                                                      Beetle Juice  3 weeks back

                                                                      If everyone played the game like Marner, Hockey would be a beautiful game.

                                                                      • D Payne
                                                                        D Payne  3 weeks back

                                                                        Learn from Nylander. Kissed his ass and then he sucked.

                                                                        • Chris C
                                                                          Chris C  3 weeks back

                                                                          Marner at 10 mil for 4 years is the best contract that will work for both sides

                                                                          • JeremyCuddles
                                                                            JeremyCuddles  3 weeks back

                                                                            Y'all say you aren't hearing anything about other teams talking to their RFAs it's cause you literally don't care to find out anything about the other negotiations. Jim Benning literally commented on it recently that they are throwing comparables at each other. Benning even mentioned Meier, a RFA y'all seem to forget signed until you wanna trash Marner with Meier's contract, as a comparable for Boeser.


                                                                            Also, players aren't waiting for Marner. I hate to break this to you but the world doesn't revolve around Toronto. Meier and White both signed before Marner. Laine and Winnipeg aren't even talking, so it's not Laine holding out waiting for Marner to sign he's waiting for Winnipeg to actually speak to him. I already mentioned that there are talks with Boeser and Vancouver. Your jobs are not that difficult. I get more useful information from the Canucks' forum than I do from Sportsnet.

                                                                            • Richard Kulig
                                                                              Richard Kulig  3 weeks back

                                                                              People people
                                                                              Seriously Marner is good
                                                                              But wtf he ain’t a superstar
                                                                              Nylander is a top of the line Toyota
                                                                              Marner is a entry level Lexus
                                                                              9.0 million all of it
                                                                              Shop him

                                                                              • Darren Bowen
                                                                                Darren Bowen  3 weeks back

                                                                                These agents are out for themselves.

                                                                                • chris goodayle
                                                                                  chris goodayle  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Another greedy agent/player who cares nothing about the team or it’s fans.Let all these players sit.That way the agent and player get nothing.Tired of these hold outs.If Marner is tired of this and wants this debacle to end-then he should take what’s been offered.

                                                                                  • Unknown Person
                                                                                    Unknown Person  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Sportsnet:
                                                                                    **Wakes up**
                                                                                    **Checks Phone**
                                                                                    HEY EVERYONE MITCH MARNER DIDN’T SIGN SINCE I LAST CHECKED, LETS TALK ABOUT IT ON THE SHOW!

                                                                                    • mel obrien
                                                                                      mel obrien  3 weeks back

                                                                                      First the Nylander fiasco, and now it's Marner. FIRE DUMBASS. The problem with the Leafs is not the players, it's the management. Dumbass got rid of McElhinney; now the Leafs have NO BACKUP GOALIE.

                                                                                      • Warped Pulley
                                                                                        Warped Pulley  3 weeks back

                                                                                        After watching a few Marner interviews, he definitely comes across as a narcissist. Just let him go. It's not worth it for the team chemistry. Marner's a great player, but he should sign for a crappy team if he MUST be THAT guy. Or NYI, OTT, VAN, LAK, ANA, MIN, CBJ, WPG, NYR, DET, MTL should send him an offer sheet

                                                                                        • George Blair
                                                                                          George Blair  3 weeks back

                                                                                          He wants William Nylander money.

                                                                                          • Good Post
                                                                                            Good Post  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Leafs messed up again !!
                                                                                            All these years of misery and cant even win a playoff round !!
                                                                                            Awful.
                                                                                            Disappointing me for 45 years and no end in sight !!
                                                                                            Cap crunch messss