Darren Dreger reports that it appears the Maple Leafs and Mitch Marner are closing in on a new contract.
Now getting the sense the Leafs are closing in on a Marner extension.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) September 13, 2019
Talks between the team and the RFA winger have been a focal point of the summer. Reports are that Marner wanted a short-term deal while the Leafs preferred a contract as long as 8 years.