Vladimir Tarasenko is the top free agent left after the NHL free agent frenzy period started on July 1 and there appears to be a plethora of teams wanting his services.
Tarasenko, 31, is coming off a season where he put up 50 points (18g, 32a) in 69 games. He had a salary cap hit of $7.5 million.
Will Ottawa, Carolina, Florida or San Jose sign Vladimir Tarasenko to a contract?
Elliotte Friedman was on the NHL Network and stated that Vladimir Tarasenko is looking to sign a one-year contract with a team and bet on himself. The NHL salary cap is going up next year and Tarasenko is looking to be paid well one last time after this coming season.
Friedman went on to say in his TV hit that the Ottawa Senators, Carolina Hurricanes, San Jose Sharks along with the Florida Panthers all have interest in signing Tarasenko to a contract.