Predators offer Filip Forsberg eight-year contract

Predators offer Filip Forsberg eight-year contract

The Nashville Predators have made a pitch to forward Filip Forsberg to stick around long-term with the club. General manager David Poile said Thursday he has offered the pending unrestricted free agent an eight-year contract. Negotiations are still ongoing and the two sides have just under three weeks to get a deal done. Forsberg just wrapped up the final season of a six-year, $36 million contract and is eligible for free agency on July 13. "We're still talking, still talking a lot, we just don't have it done," Poile said. "We've got a deadline coming up here in July, July 13, so I wish it was done. I said that two months ago. ... "It's disappointing. I'm sure they're disappointed because they feel we should be offering something different. We …
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