Massive Disparity As Ducks & Troy Terry Submit Arbitration Numbers

The Anaheim Ducks and top-line forward Troy Terry have submitted their arbitration numbers — and there is a massive gulf to overcome.  

The Ducks are looking to pay the star forward $4.5M, while the Terry camp is looking for $8M. That's a serious void.

Terry, after back-to-back seasons of 67 and 61 points, with 60 total goals, is certainly due for a large pay raise from the $1.55M he earned in 2022-23, but how much larger is now the question. 

While only one of 26 arbitration cases made it to the hearing last year in the NHL, we've already seen multiple cases get locked into a room with an arbiter, and with this wide of a discrepancy, it would seem that's the direction Terry and the Ducks are headed.

Terry did take a major dip in his goal production this past season, dropping from 37 the year before, to 23. Injuries were a contributing factor at times, but nevertheless, the 25-year-old remains a key front-line player for the rebuilding Ducks. 

His arbitration date is slated for Aug. 4th (this coming Friday). We shall see if the two sides can somehow overcome their differences before then to avoid the pitfalls of a hearing. 

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