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Sports NHL free agency 2019: Complete list of all 31 teams' UFA, RFA players

08:15  21 october  2019
08:15  21 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The 2019-20 NHL contract year is upon us and a new batch of free agents (and their agents) have been released into the wild with everyone will be looking to get paid.

Every team has a list of players it wants to keep and is prepared to make an offer to do so. Many of the top teams from the 2018-19 season, including the newest Stanley Cup champion, have plenty of large contracts to address as they try to recreate their success.

The St. Louis Blues have 12 roster players with expiring contracts, including Jordan Binnington, Pat Maroon, Ivan Barbashev, Oskar Sundqvist, Sammy Blais and Carl Gunnarsson, and are projected to have just $17.7 million to spend on them. Each of those players was integral to the Blues' second-half turnaround and the team would like to keep as many as possible.

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No one may have more to do during free agency than Columbus Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekäläinen, who was a heavy buyer of expiring contracts at this year's trade deadline. Kekäläinen bolstered his roster by bringing in Ryan Dzingel and Matt Duchene, who will both become unrestricted free agents on Canada Day. Columbus' offseason was already looking busy before the trade; Kekäläinen will also have to decide whether to re-sign two-time Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky, Artemi Panarin and nine other players.

Below is a list of each team's major pending free agents.

(UFA = unrestricted free agent; RFA = restricted free agent; NQO/UFA = no qualifying offer, unrestricted free agent; a player's name in italics indicates a non-roster/AHL player):

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This season’s list of UFAs is an appealing one with the likes of Alex Pietrangelo, Taylor Hall, Torey Krug and Braden Holtby amongst the top players on Below is a list of each team ’s significant pending free representatives for the upcoming free agency duration. NHL 2019 -20 free agency .

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Anaheim Ducks

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Derek GrantCSigned one-year, $700,000 extension
Korbinian HolzerDSigned one-year, $850,000 extension
Ryan MillerGSigned one-year, $1.125 million extension
Chad JohnsonGUFA
Sam CarrickCSigned one-year, $700,000 extension
Adam CracknellRWSigned with KHL's Kunlun Red Star

Arizona Coyotes

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Josh ArchibaldRWOilers: one year, $1 million
Nick CousinsCCanadiens: one year, $1 million
Richard PanikRWCapitals: four years, $11 million
Mario KempeRWKings: one year, $700,000
Lawson CrouseLWSigned three-year, $4.6 million contract
Calvin PickardGRed Wings: two years, $1.5 million

Boston Bruins

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Danton HeinenCSigned two-year, $5.6 million contract
Noel AcciariCPanthers: three years, $5 million
Marcus JohanssonLWSabres: two years, $9 million
Steven KampferDSigned two-year, $1.6 million extension
Charlie McAvoyDSigned three-year, $14.7 million extension
Brandon CarloDSigned two-year, $5.7 million contract
Zane McIntyreGCanucks: one year, $700,000
Lee StempniakRWRetired

Buffalo Sabres

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Zemgus GirgensonsCSigned one-year, $1.6 million contract
Johan LarssonCSigned one-year, $1.55 million contract
Evan RodriguesLWAwarded one-year, $2 million contract
Jason PominvilleRWUFA
Jake McCabeDSigned two-year, $5.7 million contract
Linus UllmarkGSigned one-year, $1.325 million contract

Calgary Flames

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Andrew MangiapaneLWSigned one-year, $715,000 extension
Alan QuineCSigned one-year, $735,00 extension
Garnet HathawayRWCapitals: four years, $6 million
Matthew TkachukLWSigned three-year, $21 million contract
Sam BennettCSigned two-year, $5.1 million contract
Oscar FantenbergDCanucks: one year, $850,000
Dalton ProutDSharks: one year, $800,000
David RittichGSigned two-year, $5.5 million extension
Mike SmithGOilers: one year, $2 million
Curtis LazarCSabres: one year, $700,000
Kerby RychelLWNeftekhimik (KHL): one-year contract
Anthony PelusoRWBakersfield (AHL): one-year contract

Carolina Hurricanes

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Sebastian AhoCMTL offer sheet; matched by CAR (five-years, $42.27 million)
Brock McGinnLWSigned two-year, $4.2 million extension
Justin WilliamsRWTaking an undefined break from the NHL
Clark BishopCSigned one-year, $700,000 contract
Greg McKeggCRangers: one year, $750,000
Micheal FerlandLWCanucks: four years, $14 million
Petr MrazekGSigned two-year, $6.25 million extension
Curtis McElhinneyGLightning: two years, $2.6 million

Chicago Blackhawks

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Chris KunitzLWRetired
Marcus KrugerCZSC Lions: two-year contract (Swiss-NL)
Brendan PerliniLWSigned one-year, $874,125 extension
David KampfCSigned two-year, $2 million extension
Gustav ForslingDTraded to CAR; Hurricanes: one year, $874,125 contract
Cam WardGRetired
Andreas MartinsenCDucks: one year, $750,000
Dylan SikuraRWSigned two-year, $1.5 million extension
John QuennevilleCSigned two-year, $1.5 million extension

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Colorado Avalanche

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Colin WilsonCSigned one-year, $2.6 million extension
Sven AndrighettoRWAvangard Omsk (KHL): two-year contract
Alexander KerfootCTraded to TOR; Maple Leafs: four year, $14 million
Derick BrassardCIslanders: one-year, $1.2 million contract
Vladislav KamenevCSigned one-year, $750,000 contract
J.T. CompherRWSigned four-year, $14 million extension
Mikko RantanenRWSigned six-year, $55.5 million contract
Gabriel BourqueLWJets: one year, $700,000
Patrik NemethDRed Wings: two years, $6 million
Ryan GravesDSigned one-year, $735,000 contract
Nikita ZadorovDSigned one-year, $3.2 million contract
Semyon VarlamovGIslanders: four years, $20 million

Columbus Blue Jackets

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Ryan DzingelCHurricanes: two years, $6.75 million
Eric RobinsonLWAccepted $874,125 qualifying offer
Artemi PanarinLWRangers: seven years, $81.5 million
Matt DucheneCPredators: seven years, $56 million
Lukas SedlakCTraktor Chelyabinsk (KHL): two-year contract
Adam ClendeningDSigned two-year, $1.4 million extension
Scott HarringtonDSigned three-year, $4.9 million contract
Adam McQuaidDUFA
Zach WerenskiDSigned three-year, $15 million extension
Ryan MurrayDSigned two-year, $9.2 million RFA offer sheet
Keith KinaidGCanadiens: one year, $1.75 million
Sergei BobrovskyGPanthers: seven years, $70 million
Joonas KorpisaloGSigned one-year, $1.15 million extension
Sonny MilanoLWAccepted QO of one year, $874,125
Mark LetestuCJets: one-year, $700,00

Dallas Stars

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Brett RitchieRWBruins: one year, $1 million
Jason SpezzaCMaple Leafs: one year, $700,000
Jason DickinsonCSigned two-year, $3 million contract
Mats ZuccarelloRWWild: five years, $30 million
Julius HonkaDJYP (Liiga): one-year contract
Ben LovejoyDRetired
Marc MethotDUFA
Taylor FedunDSigned two-year, $1.475 million extension
Erik CondraRWColorado (AHL): one-year contract
Valeri NichushkinRWBuyout; Avalanche: one-year contract

Detroit Red Wings

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Thomas VanekLWUFA
Niklas KronwallDRetired
Luke WitkowskiDLightning: two years, $1.4 million
Martin FrkRWKings: one year, $700,000

Edmonton Oilers

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Alex ChiassonRWSigned two-year, $4.3 million contract
Tobias RiederRWFlames: one year, $700,000
Jujhar KhairaLWSigned two-year, $2.4 million contract
Jesse PuljujärviRWRFA; Oulun Karpat (Liiga): one-year contract
Ty RattieRWLokomotiv (KHL): one-year contract
Alex PetrovicDBruins: one year, $700,000
Kevin GravelD

Maple Leafs: one year, $700,000

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Anthony StolarzGDucks: two years, $1.5 million

Florida Panthers

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Denis MalginCSigned one-year, $750,000 contract
Troy BrouwerRWFlames: signed to PTO
Riley SheahanCOilers: one year, $900,000
Jamie McGinnLWUFA
MacKenzie WeegarDSigned one-year, $1.6 million contract
Ian McCoshenDSigned one-year, $700,000 contract

Los Angeles Kings

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Brendan LeipsicLWCapitals: one year, $700,000
Alex IafalloLWSigned two-year, $4.85 million contract
Jonny BrodzinskiCSharks:  one-year, $700,00
Adrian KempeCSigned three-year, $6 million extension
Matt RoyDSigned two-year, $1.4 million contract
Cal PetersenGSigned three-year, $2.57 million extension
Nikita ScherbakRWAvangard Omsk (KHL): one-year contract

Minnesota Wild

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Kevin FialaLWSigned two-year, $6 million contract
Eric FehrCGeneve-Servette HC (NL): one-year contract
Ryan DonatoCSigned two-year, $3.8 million contract
Joel Eriksson EkCSigned two-year, $2.975 million extension
Pontus ÅbergLWMaple Leafs: one year, $700,000
Brad HuntDSigned two-year, $1.4 million extension
Anthony BitettoDJets: one year, $700,000
Matt ReadRWToronto Marlies (AHL)

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Montreal Canadiens

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Charles HudonLWSigned one-year, $800,000 contract
Artturi LehkonenLWSigned two-year, $4.8 million contract
Joel ArmiaRWSigned two-year, $5.2 million contract
Jordie BennDCanucks: two year, $4 million
Mike ReillyDSigned two-year, $3 million extension
Michael McCarronRWSigned one-year, $700,000 extension

Nashville Predators

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Rocco GrimaldiRWSigned one year, $1 million contract
Colton SissonsCSigned seven-years, $20 million contract
Zac RinaldoLWFlames: one-year, $700,000
Wayne SimmondsRWDevils: one year, $5 million
Brian BoyleCPanthers: one year, $940,000
Cody McLeodLWIowa (AHL)
Phillip Di GiuseppeLWRangers: one year, $700,000

New Jersey Devils

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Stefan NoesenRWStars: Signed to PTO
Kenny AgostinoLWMaple Leafs: two years, $1.475 million
Pavel ZachaCSigned three-year, $6.75 million extension
Kurtis GabrielRWFlyers: one year, $700,000
Drew StaffordRWWild: Signed PTO (released)
Mirco MuellerDSigned one-year, $1.4 million contract
Will ButcherDSigned three-year, $11.2 million contract
Connor CarrickDSigned two-year, $3 million contract
Eric TangradiLWBarys (KHL): one-year contract
John QuennevilleCRFA, traded to CHI: Signed two-year, $1.5 million extension
Ryan MurphyDNeftekhimik (KHL): Signed one-year contract
Eric GrybaDRetired

New York Islanders

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Anthony BeauvillierLWSigned two-year contract
Anders LeeLWSigned seven-year, $49 million extension
Michael Dal ColleLWSigned two-year, $1.4 million extension,
Tom KühnhacklRWSigned one-year, $850,000 extension
Valtteri FilppulaCRed Wings: two years, $6 million
Luca SbisaDUFA
Dennis SeidenbergDUFA
Robin LehnerGBlackhawks: one year, $5 million
Joshua Ho-SangRWSigned one-year, $874,125 contract
Steve BernierRWBridgeport (AHL)
Stephen GiontaCRetired

New York Rangers

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Brendan LemieuxLWSigned one-year contract
Pavel BuchnevichRWSigned two-year, $6.5 million contract
Connor BrickleyLWRangers: Assigned to Hartford (AHL)
Jacob TroubaDSigned seven-year, $56 million contract
Fredrik ClaessonDHurricanes: one year, $700,000
Anthony DeAngeloDSigned one-year, $925,000 contract

Ottawa Senators

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Oscar LindbergLWEV Zug (NL): one-year contract
Magnus PääjärviLWUFA
Brian GibbonsCHurricanes: one year, $725,000
Colin WhiteCSigned six-year, $28.5 million extension
Cody CeciDTraded to TOR; Maple Leafs: one-year, $4.5 million

Philadelphia Flyers

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Ryan HartmanRWTraded to DAL (NQO/UFA); Wild: two-year, $3.8 million
Scott LaughtonCSigned two-year, $4.6 million extension
Kevin HayesCSigned seven-year, $50 million extension
Travis KonecnyRWSigned six-year, $33 million extension
Justin BaileyRWCanucks: one year, $700,000
Philip VaroneCCanadiens: one-year, $700,000
Travis SanheimDSigned two-year, $6.5M extension
Ivan ProvorovDSigned six-year, $40.5 million contract
Michal NeuvirthGMaple Leafs: Signed to PTO (released)
Cam TalbotGFlames: one year, $2.75 million
Brian ElliottGSigned one year, $2 million extension

Pittsburgh Penguins

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Matt CullenCRetired
Teddy BluegerCSigned two-year, $1.5 million extension
Garrett WilsonLWMaple Leafs: one year, $725,000
Zach Aston-ReeseCSigned two-year, $2 million contract
Zach TrotmanDSigned two-year, $1.4 million extension
Marcus PetterssonDSigned one-year, $874,125 contract
Jimmy HayesRWUFA

San Jose Sharks

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Kevin LabancRWSigned one-year, $1 million extension
Joonas DonskoiRWAvalanche: four years, $15.6 million
Micheal HaleyCRangers: one year, $700,000
Joe PavelskiCStars: three year, $21 million
Joe ThorntonCSigned one-year, $2 million contract
Gustav NyquistCBlue Jackets: four years, $22 million
Timo MeierRWSigned four-year, $24 million extension
Dylan GambrellCSigned two-year contract, $1.4 million
Joakim RyanDKings: one year, $725,000
Tim HeedDSigned one-year, $960,000 contract

St. Louis Blues

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Chris ThorburnRWRetired
Pat MaroonLWLightning: one year, $900,000
Ivan BarbashevCSigned two-year, $2.95 million contract
Robby FabbriCSigned one-year, $900,000 contract
Zachary SanfordLWSigned two-year, $3 million extension
Oskar SundqvistCSigned four-year, $11 million extension
Sammy BlaisRWSigned one-year, $850,000 extension
Michael Del ZottoDDucks: one year, $750,000
Joel EdmundsonDAwarded: one year, $3.1 million
Carl GunnarssonDSigned two-year, $3.5 million extension
Jordan BinningtonGSigned two-year, $8.8 million extension
Jared CoreauGIslanders: one year, $700,000
Jordan NolanLWSigned one-year, $700,000 extension
Conner BleackleyCIdaho (ECHL): one-year contract
Chris ButlerDRetired

Tampa Bay Lightning

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Brayden PointCSigned three-year, $20.25 million extension
Adam ErneLWTraded to DET; Signed one-year, $1.05 million contract
Danick MartelLWSigned one-year, $700,000 contract
Cedric PaquetteCSigned two-year, $3.3 million contract
Dan GirardiDRetired
Anton StralmanDPanthers: three years, $16.5 million
Andy AndreoffCFlyers: two years, $1.5 million

Toronto Maple Leafs

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Andreas JohnssonLWSigned four-year, $13.6 million extension
Patrick MarleauLW/CSharks: one-year, $700,000
Kasperi KapanenRWSigned three-year, $9.6 million extension
Mitch MarnerRWSigned six-year, $65.358 million contract extension
Tyler EnnisLWSenators: one year, $800,000
Ron HainseyDSenators: one year, $3.5 million
Martin MarincinDSigned one-year, $700,000 extension
Jake GardinerDHurricanes: four years, $16.2 million
Igor OzhiganovDAk Bars Kazan (KHL): two-year contract

Vancouver Canucks

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Tyler MotteCSigned one-year, $975,000 extension
Josh LeivoLWSigned one-year, $1.5 million contract
Nikolay GoldobinLWSigned one-year, $900,000 contract
Markus GranlundCOilers: one year, $1.3 million
Brock BoeserRWSigned three-year, $17.625 million extension
Alexander EdlerDSigned two-year, $12 million extension
Ben HuttonDKings: one-year, $1.5 million
Derrick PouliotDBlues: one year, $700,000
Josh TevesDSigned two-year, $1.4 million contract
Luke SchennDLightning: one year, $700,000
Brogan RaffertyDSigned two-year, $1.4 million contract
Ryan SpoonerCHC Lugano (NL): one-year contract
Brendan GaunceCBruins: one year, $700,000
Tom PyattCtraded to SJS; Skelleftea AIK (SHL): one-year contract
Reid BoucherLWSigned one-year, $700,000 contract
Michael LeightonGRetired

Vegas Golden Knights

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
William KarlssonCSigned eight-year, $47.2 million extension
Brandon PirriCSigned two-year, $1.55 million extension
Ryan CarpenterCBlackhawks: three years, $3 million
Pierre-Edouard BellemareCAvalanche: two years, $3.6 million
Nikita GusevLWTraded to NJD; Devils: two years, $9 million
Tomas NosekLWSigned one-year, $1 million extension
Deryk EngellandDSigned one-year, $700,000 extension
Malcolm SubbanGSigned one-year, $850,000 contract
Daniel CarrLWPredators: one year, $700,000
Stefan MatteauCCleveland (AHL): one-year contract

Washington Capitals

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Devante Smith-PellyRWFlames: signed to PTO (released)
Brett ConnollyRWPanthers: four years, $13 million
Andre BurakovskyLWTraded to COL; Avalanche: one-year, $3.25 million contract
Dmitrij JaskinRWDynamo (KHL): one-year contractt
Chandler StephensonCSigned one year, $1.05 million extension
Jakub VranaLWSigned two-year, $6.7 million contract
Brooks OrpikDRetired
Christian DjoosDAwarded one year, $1.25 million contract by arbitrator
Jayson MegnaCAvalanche: one year, $700,000
Nathan WalkerLWBlues: two years, $1.4 million

Winnipeg Jets

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Brandon TanevLWPenguins: six years, $21 million
Par LindholmCBruins: two years, $1.7 million
Matt HendricksCRetired
Patrik LaineRWSigned two-year, $13.5 million contract
Andrew CoppCRFA: Awarded two-year, $4.56 million contract
Kyle ConnorLWSigned seven-year, $50 million contract
Nathan BeaulieuDSigned one-year, $1 million contract
Joe MorrowDDevils: one year, $700,000
Bogdan KiselevichDCSKA Moscow (KHL)
Ben ChiarotDCanadiens: three years, $10.5 million
Tyler MyersDCanucks: five years, $30 million
Neal PionkDSigned two-year, $6 million contract
Eric ComrieGSigned two-year, $1.4 million contract
Marko DanoCBlue Jackets: one year, $800,000 contract

The above information is courtesy of CapFriendly.

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