At least 22 National Hockey League (NHL) players will use the arbitration service to negotiate a new contract.
He will be used by three goalkeepers, Ilya Samsonov, Jeremy Swaiman and Philip Gustafsson.
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Samsonov had a stellar performance with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2022-23, posting a 27-10-5 record, 3.13 goals against average and . 898 save percentage.
Swaiman and Gustafsson have also done great service for their team during the last campaign. The former finished the regular season with a 24-6-4 record with the Boston Bruins. As for Gustafson, he gave the Minnesota Wild a stellar run with a 22-9-7 record.
In addition, the fate of Anaheim Ducks forward Troy Terry will be in the hands of the referee. In 2022-23, the 25-year-old finished second in scoring with the Ducks with 61 points, including 23 goals, in 70 games behind Trevor Zegras.
Involved in the deal that sent Pierre-Luc Dubois to Los Angeles, Gabriel Vilardi will also need arbitration to negotiate his first deal with the Winnipeg Jets. And he achieved a career high last year with 41 points, including 23 goals, in 63 games with the California team.
No Montreal Canadiens color bearer will participate in the session.
Players who wish to file a request for arbitration have until Thursday to do so. If the skater cannot reach an agreement with his team, he will have to attend a hearing between July 20 and August 4.
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