With the chaos of free agency slowing down to some degree over the weekend, Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall will turn his attention toward getting Brayden Schenn signed to a new deal.
Schenn, 24, scored a career high 26 goals and 59 points this past season, while in the final year of a two-year deal worth an AAV of $2.5 million. Following the season he had, spending a good chunk of time on a line with Claude Giroux, he’s due for a significant raise.
Together, Schenn and Giroux had strong possession numbers and favorable production per 60 minutes at even strength.
Hextall said he will intensify negotiations with restricted free agent Brayden Schenn, who’s coming off his best season in the NHL. Schenn figures to command at least $5 million on a multi-year deal in the four-to-five-year range. “It will get done,’’ Hextall said. “That’s not an issue.’’
The Flyers have about $8.6 million in cap space right now.