Sharks Rumors: Luke Kunin Looking for Long-Term Deal

The San Jose Sharks are in the middle of a big-time rebuild and are expected to have a pretty busy offseason because of it. They have already made it clear that they will not be bringing back pending UFAs Mike Hoffman, Alexander Barabanov, and Kevin Labanc. However, that does not mean that they won't be keeping other players around.

While speaking with Curtis Pashelka, Sharks forward Luke Kunin is open to the idea of signing a multi-year contract to stay with San Jose. 

Kunin, 26, will be a restricted free agent this offseason and is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent as soon as 2025. However, with this update, it is clear that he is not against staying around with the Sharks while they embark on what will be a multi-year rebuilding period.

Kunin appeared in 73 games this season with the Sharks, where he had 11 goals to go along with 18 points and a minus-30 rating. Overall, it was a bit of a tough year for him offensively, but he was still impactful when it came to his immense physicality, as evidenced by his 165 hits on the year.

With Kunin looking to stay around and being a hard-nosed forward, the Sharks should certainly consider signing him to a multi-year pact if he is looking for one.

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