Forward Brunner, most likely, will not return to “Detroit”
Swiss striker Damien Brunner, who spent his debut season in the NHL in “Detroit”, is likely to continue his career in another team, North American publications reported.
According to the source, the striker, who on July 5 became an unrestricted free agent, expects to sign a multi-year agreement with a salary of $ 3.5 million per season. While the “red wings” are ready to offer only a two-year contract with a salary of $ 2.5 million. Note that last season Brunner spent 44 matches for Detroit and earned 26 (12 + 14) points.
Brunner signed a contract with the “Detroit”
Zug and Swiss national Damien Brunner signed a 1-year contract (the maximum possible time for a newcomer from Europe between the ages of 25 and 27) with Detroit, Le Matin reports.
Officially, the conclusion of a bilateral agreement will be announced on July 1.
The 26-year-old striker also claimed “Tampa” and “Minnesota”.
In the past season, Brunner account 60 (24 + 36) points in 45 games of the regular Swiss championship and 14 (3 + 11) points in 9 playoff games.
At the World Cup, he marked 7 (3 + 4) scoring points in 7 games.
The basic salary of Brunner will be about 900 thousand dollars. Maximum bonuses can be up to 2.85 million.