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NHL Releases 2018 Free Agent List

The National Hockey League today released a list of players who are restricted free agents under Group 2, unrestricted free agents under Group 3 and Group 6 and unrestricted free agents by virtue of not receiving a qualifying offer.

Some of these players may recently have signed with their respective Clubs; however, their contracts had not yet been filed with the League.

FREE AGENTS SUBJECT TO COMPENSATION AND RIGHT TO MATCH – GROUP 2

The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by the new Club:

OFFER COMPENSATION

$1,339,575 or below None

Over $1,339,575 to $2,029,659 Third-round choice

Over $2,029,659 to $4,059,322 Second-round choice

Over $4,059,322 to $6,088,980 First-round and third-round choice

Over $6,088,980 to $8,118,641 First-round, second-round and third-round choice

Over $8,118,641 to $10,148,302 Two first-round choices, one second- and one third-round choice

Over $10,148,302 Four first-round choices

ANAHEIM

Chase De Leo, Ondrej Kase, Kalle Kossila, Brandon Montour, Nick Ritchie, Kevin Roy, Andy Welinski.

ARIZONA

Michael Bunting, Laurent Dauphin, Marek Langhamer, Dakota Mermis, Trevor Murphy.

BOSTON

Anton Blidh, Colby Cave, Sean Kuraly.

BUFFALO

Justin Bailey, Nicholas Baptiste, Danny O’Regan, Sam Reinhart.

CALGARY

Noah Hanifin, Garnet Hathaway, Mark Jankowski, Morgan Klimchuk, Brett Kulak, Elias Lindholm, David Rittich, Hunter Shinkaruk.

CAROLINA

Greg McKegg, Trevor van Riemsdyk, Lucas Wallmark.

CHICAGO

None.

COLORADO

Mason Geertsen, Ryan Graves, Spencer Martin, Patrik Nemeth, Matt Nieto.

COLUMBUS

Oliver Bjorkstrand, Boone Jenner, Ryan Murray.

DALLAS

Philippe Desrosiers, Jason Dickinson, Remi Elie, Dillon Heatherington, Mattias Janmark, Devin Shore, Gemel Smith.

DETROIT

Andreas Athanasiou, Dylan Larkin, Anthony Mantha, Matt Puempel.

EDMONTON

Darnell Nurse, Anton Slepyshev, Ryan Strome.

FLORIDA

Jared McCann, Alexander Petrovic, Curtis Valk, MacKenzie Weegar.

LOS ANGELES

Paul LaDue, Alex Lintuniemi, Kurtis MacDermid.

MINNESOTA

Matt Dumba, Nick Seeler, Jason Zucker.

MONTREAL

Joel Armia, Phillip Danault, Jacob de la Rose, Michael McCarron, Kerby Rychel.

NASHVILLE

Ryan Hartman, Miikka Salomaki, Juuse Saros.

NEW JERSEY

Christoph Bertschy, Blake Coleman, Nick Lappin, Stefan Noesen, Kevin Rooney.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Kyle Burroughs, Ross Johnston, Brock Nelson, Ryan Pulock, Devon Toews.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Chris Bigras, Steven Fogarty, John Gilmour, Kevin Hayes, Vladislav Namestnikov, Boo Nieves, Rob O’Gara, Brady Skjei, Ryan Spooner, Jimmy Vesey.

OTTAWA

Cody Ceci, Nick Paul, Mark Stone.

PHILADELPHIA

Tyrell Goulbourne, Robert Hagg, Taylor Leier, Alex Lyon, Danick Martel, Anthony Stolarz, Reece Willcox.

PITTSBURGH

Lukas Bengtsson, Teddy Blueger, Thomas Di Pauli, Tristan Jarry, Jamie Oleksiak, Andrey Pedan, Ethan Prow.

SAN JOSE

Tomas Hertl, Chris Tierney.

ST. LOUIS

Beau Bennett, Jordan Binnington, Joel Edmundson, Dmitrij Jaskin, Petteri Lindbohm, MacKenzie MacEachern, Jordan Schmaltz, Oskar Sundqvist.

TAMPA BAY

Adam Erne, Slater Koekkoek, Cedric Paquette.

TORONTO

Miro Aaltonen, Frederik Gauthier, Justin Holl, Andreas Johnsson, Martin Marincin, William Nylander.

VANCOUVER

Sven Baertschi, Troy Stecher, Jake Virtanen.

VEGAS

William Carrier, Oscar Dansk, Philip Holm, William Karlsson, Colin Miller, Tomas Nosek, Teemu Pulkkinen, Shea Theodore.

WASHINGTON

Riley Barber, Madison Bowey, Travis Boyd, Liam O’Brien, Tom Wilson.

WINNIPEG

Eric Comrie, Marko Dano, Connor Hellebuyck, Nicolas Kerdiles, JC Lipon, Adam Lowry, Josh Morrissey, Nic Petan, Tucker Poolman, Brandon Tanev, Jacob Trouba.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS – GROUP 3

The following players have qualified for Group 3 Free Agency (age 27 or older or with at least seven Accrued Seasons) and are Unrestricted Free Agents.

ANAHEIM

Francois Beauchemin, Reto Berra, Kevin Bieksa, Jared Boll, J.T. Brown, Jason Chimera, Derek Grant, Chris Kelly, Mike Liambas, Andre Petersson, Corey Tropp, Antoine Vermette.

ARIZONA

Joel Hanley, Pierre-Cedric Labrie, Tye McGinn, Brad Richardson, Zac Rinaldo, Luke Schenn.

BOSTON

Chris Breen, Tommy Cross, Brian Gionta, Nick Holden, Anton Khudobin, Rick Nash, Riley Nash, Paul Postma, Tim Schaller, Tommy Wingels.

BUFFALO

Justin Falk, Josh Gorges, Chad Johnson, Jacob Josefson, Jordan Nolan, Benoit Pouliot, Zach Redmond, Mike Sislo.

CALGARY

Matt Bartkowski, Luke Gazdic, Tanner Glass, Cody Goloubef, Jaromir Jagr, Matt Stajan, Chris Stewart, Kris Versteeg.

CAROLINA

Jake Chelios, Andrew Miller, Dennis Robertson, Derek Ryan, Jeremy Smith, Lee Stempniak, Cam Ward.

CHICAGO

Lance Bouma, Christopher DiDomenico, Cody Franson, Jeff Glass, Michal Rozsival, Patrick Sharp, Viktor Svedberg, Jordin Tootoo.

COLORADO

Jonathan Bernier, Joe Cannata, Joe Colborne, Blake Comeau, Andrew Hammond, Trent Vogelhuber.

COLUMBUS

Andre Benoit, Matt Calvert, Taylor Chorney, Ian Cole, Cameron Gaunce, Jack Johnson, Mark Letestu, Thomas Vanek, Jeff Zatkoff.

DALLAS

Andrew Bodnarchuk, Brian Flynn, Dan Hamhuis, Kari Lehtonen, Mike McKenna, Curtis McKenzie, Greg Pateryn, Brent Regner, Antoine Roussel.

DETROIT

Adam Almquist, David Booth, Colin Campbell, Mike Green, Matt Lorito, Tom McCollum, Ben Street, Eric Tangradi.

EDMONTON

Yohann Auvitu, Michael Cammalleri, Mark Fayne, Roman Horak.

FLORIDA

Harri Sateri, Radim Vrbata.

LOS ANGELES

Christian Folin, Torrey Mitchell.

MINNESOTA

Patrick Cannone, Matt Cullen, Alex Grant, Zach Palmquist, Kyle Quincey, Niklas Svedberg, Daniel Winnik.

MONTREAL

Adam Cracknell, Ales Hemsky, Joonas Nattinen, Chris Terry.

NASHVILLE

Cody Bass, Brandon Bollig, Stefan Elliott, Alexei Emelin, Mike Fisher, Scott Hartnell, Anders Lindback, John Ramage, Trevor Smith, Scott Valentine, Harry Zolnierczyk.

NEW JERSEY

Ryane Clowe, Brian Gibbons, Michael Grabner, Jimmy Hayes, Bracken Kearns, Michael Latta, Patrick Maroon, John Moore, Drew Stafford, Alexander Urbom, David Wohlberg.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Calvin de Haan, Stephen Gionta, Jaroslav Halak, Thomas Hickey, Connor Jones, Nikolay Kulemin, Kane Lafranchise, Dennis Seidenberg, John Tavares, Chris Wagner.

NEW YORK RANGERS

John Albert, Paul Carey, David Desharnais, Carl Klingberg, Cody McLeod, Ondrej Pavelec.

OTTAWA

Mike Blunden, Tyler Randell, Daniel Taylor.

PHILADELPHIA

Valtteri Filppula, Brandon Manning, Colin McDonald, John Muse, Will O’Neill, Johnny Oduya, Matt Read, Dustin Tokarski.

PITTSBURGH

Josh Jooris, Michael Leighton, Carter Rowney, Tom Sestito, Zach Trotman.

SAN JOSE

Eric Fehr, Jannik Hansen, Brandon Mashinter, Daniil Tarasov, Joe Thornton, Joel Ward.

ST. LOUIS

Kyle Brodziak, Carter Hutton, Wade Megan, Scottie Upshall.

TAMPA BAY

Carter Ashton, Mathew Bodie, Erik Condra, Chris Kunitz, Jamie McBain, Andrej Sustr.

TORONTO

Tyler Bozak, Colin Greening, Leo Komarov, Joffrey Lupul, Dominic Moore, Tomas Plekanec, Roman Polak, Ben Smith, James van Riemsdyk.

VANCOUVER

Darren Archibald, Nic Dowd, Jussi Jokinen, Jayson Megna, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Patrick Wiercioch.

VEGAS

Jason Garrison, Mikhail Grabovski, James Neal, David Perron, Luca Sbisa, Clayton Stoner, Paul Thompson.

WASHINGTON

Jay Beagle, Alex Chiasson, Jakub Jerabek, Anthony Peluso, Zach Sill, Wayne Simpson.

WINNIPEG

Toby Enstrom, Matt Hendricks, Michael Hutchinson, Shawn Matthias, Cameron Schilling, Paul Stastny.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS – GROUP 6

The following players qualify for unrestricted free agency, having met the requirements for Group 6 free agency. This group is defined as players whose contracts have expired, are age 25 or older, have completed three or more professional seasons, and (i) in the case of a player other than a goaltender, have played fewer than 80 NHL games (regular-season and playoff), or (ii) in the case of a goaltender, have played fewer than 28 NHL games (regular-season and playoff). Please note that these amounts are subject to pro-rating due to the 48-game season in 2012-13.

ANAHEIM

Scott Sabourin.

ARIZONA

None.

BOSTON

Kenny Agostino, Austin Czarnik.

BUFFALO

Seth Griffith, Jason Kasdorf, Adam Wilcox.

CALGARY

Marek Hrivik, Tyler Wotherspoon.

CAROLINA

Brenden Kichton, Philip Samuelsson.

CHICAGO

None.

COLORADO

Rocco Grimaldi.

COLUMBUS

None.

DALLAS

Andrew O’Brien.

DETROIT

Jared Coreau, Turner Elson.

EDMONTON

Laurent Brossoit, Grayson Downing, Brian Ferlin, Joey Laleggia, Dillon Simpson.

FLORIDA

Chase Balisy, Connor Brickley, Alexandre Grenier.

LOS ANGELES

Andrew Crescenzi, Kevin Gravel, Michael Mersch, Scott Wedgewood.

MINNESOTA

Kurtis Gabriel, Viktor Loov, Zack Mitchell.

MONTREAL

None.

NASHVILLE

Petter Granberg, Mark McNeill, Matthew O’Connor.

NEW JERSEY

Ben Thomson.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Kristers Gudlevskis.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Daniel Catenacci, Ryan Sproul.

OTTAWA

Max Reinhart.

PHILADELPHIA

None.

PITTSBURGH

Jarred Tinordi.

SAN JOSE

None.

ST. LOUIS

None.

TAMPA BAY

Matthew Peca.

TORONTO

Kyle Baun.

VANCOUVER

Joseph LaBate.

VEGAS

Chris Casto.

WASHINGTON

Tyler Graovac.

WINNIPEG

Julian Melchiori, Buddy Robinson, Michael Sgarbossa.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS

The following players were not tendered a qualifying offer and are therefore Unrestricted Free Agents not subject to a right to match or draft choice compensation.

ANAHEIM

None.

ARIZONA

Freddie Hamilton, Sean Maguire.

BOSTON

Justin Hickman.

BUFFALO

Victor Antipin, Robin Lehner, Scott Wilson.

CALGARY

Austin Carroll, Emile Poirier, Daniel Pribyl, Nick Shore, Hunter Smith.

CAROLINA

Klas Dahlbeck, Tyler Ganly, Keegan Kanzig, Joakim Nordstrom, Sergey Tolchinsky.

CHICAGO

Michael Chaput, Adam Clendening, Anthony Duclair, Tomas Jurco.

COLORADO

Felix Girard, Jesse Graham, Reid Petryk, Duncan Siemens, Nail Yakupov.

COLUMBUS

Ryan Kujawinski.

DALLAS

Cole Ully.

DETROIT

Matej Machovsky, Zach Nastasiuk, Dan Renouf.

EDMONTON

Ben Betker, Braden Christoffer, Nick Ellis, Iiro Pakarinen, Kyle Platzer.

FLORIDA

Gregory Chase, Linus Hultstrom, Edward Wittchow.

LOS ANGELES

Justin Auger, Tobias Rieder, Jordan Subban.

MINNESOTA

Adam Gilmour, Dylan Labbe, Steve Michalek, Adam Vay.

MONTREAL

Daniel Carr, Markus Eisenschmid, Zach Fucale, Jeremy Gregoire, Tom Parisi, Logan Shaw.

NASHVILLE

None.

NEW JERSEY

Ken Appleby, Mario Lucia.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Brandon Davidson, Shane Prince, Alan Quine, Kyle Schempp.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Adam Tambellini.

OTTAWA

Fredrik Claesson, Chris Driedger, Nick Moutrey, Ville Pokka.

PHILADELPHIA

Petr Mrazek.

PITTSBURGH

Frank Corrado, Vincent Dunn, Tom Kuhnhackl.

SAN JOSE

Dylan DeMelo.

ST. LOUIS

Justin Selman, Thomas Vannelli.

TAMPA BAY

Alex Gallant.

TORONTO

None.

VANCOUVER

Cole Cassels, Anton Cederholm, Griffen Molino, MacKenze Stewart.

VEGAS

None.

WASHINGTON

Adam Carlson, Adam Chapie, Tim McGauley.

WINNIPEG

Jan Kostalek, Jimmy Lodge, Jamie Phillips.