San Jose Sharks held one of the largest free agents on the market, agreeing with defender Eric Carlson for an eight-year deal for more than $ 11 million per season, according to numerous reports. , 29, the highest-paid defender of the league, barely surpassing the eight-year $ 88 million deal signed by Drew Downey last summer. According to the NOP, sharks are the only team that can offer Carlson eight years; as an unrestricted free agent, another team could reach only seven.
The sharks took six-time All-Star and two-time winner of the Norris Trophy from the Senators in September. Since he was signed with San Jose, Ottawa gets the second round.
Carlson had another year because the injuries confined him to 54 games last season. His three goals were the lowest in his career. His 45 points were the lowest of 201
Carlson had 62 points for senators last season, 71 years ago and a career of 82 in 2015-16. 19659006]