3 Potential Free-Agent Destinations for Laurent Brossoit

The Winnipeg Jets and Laurent Brossoit do not appear to be remotely close to a contract extension, so the veteran goaltender appears set to hit free agency on July 1.

Brossoit is coming off a strong season, where he posted a 15-5-2 record along with an impressive 2.00 GAA and .927 Sv.%. He was one of the best backups in the league, he just didn't play a ton, which seems to be a theme over the course of his career.

Look for Brossoit to land another backup role next season, here's where he could be headed:

Edmonton Oilers

With a pending buyout for Jack Campbell and Calvin Pickard a free agent, look for Brossoit and the Oilers to connect in the next couple of weeks. The 31-year-old netminder could give Stuart Skinner a capable partner who can help push Skinner for minutes. Brossoit played in Edmonton during his WHL days and spent parts of four seasons with the Oilers throughout the early part of his career. Makes a lot of sense for a reunion.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings let Cam Talbot walk and they brought back David Rittich instead and need to find him a tandem partner.  Brossoit wouldn't cost GM Rob Blake significant money and if he signs him to a two or three-year deal, the cap hit will change drastically. Brossoit's career high is 24 games so he's a risky option for a true #1 job, but his stats last season prove he's more than capable. Keep an eye on the Kings in a couple of weeks.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins appear to be letting Alex Nedeljkovic walk after he took Tristan Jarry's starting job from him down the stretch. Look for Pittsburgh GM Kyle Dubas to have some interest in Brossoit as he's a 1-B option who can continue to push Jarry for the starter's crease and take over when need be. The Penguins don't have a ton of cap space and they want to get younger, they also want to get better and they can do that by adding some stability in Brossoit in net.

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