Linus Ullmark enjoyed his best NHL season in 2019-20. ©2020, Micheline Veluvolu

Report: Sabres, Linus Ullmark $2.3 million apart before arbitration hearing

The Buffalo Sabres and goalie Linus Ullmark are $2.3 million apart heading into Monday’s arbitration hearing, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.

The Sabres offered Ullmark $1.8 million, while he countered with $4.1 million, Friedman tweeted this morning.

Ullmark, 27, earned $1.325 million last season.

The Swede enjoyed his best NHL season in 2019-20, recording a 17-14-3 record with a 2.69 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage in 34 games.

From Nov. 16 until Jan. 18, Ullmark compiled a 13-10-2 record with a 2.58 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage in 25 appearances. An ankle injury he suffered Jan. 28 sidelined him 18 contests.

Sabres wingers Sam Reinhart (Tuesday) and Victor Olofsson (Nov. 4) also have upcoming arbitration hearings.

The Sabres have $13,645,833 of projected salary cap space, according to capfriendly.com.

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