Who said transfer fees were getting silly? The major report on Monday comes from The Independent and it concerns Harry Kane, the England striker and now captain. Manchester United wants him—and why not, as Kane has scored more than 20 Premier League goals three seasons in a row.
Obviously no contracts can be signed until July 1, and technically there is to be no discussion of contract terms, but the window is open for discussions to begin. T.J. Oshie re-signing with the Washington Capitals on Friday already removed one of the big-ticket players from the market. Shattenkirk is probably the top free agent available on the market and headlines a weak group of defensemen.
One Nationals fan was so displeased with the team's bullpen that he took shots at the relievers in his obituary.