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2013 NHL Free Agents – Unrestricted

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Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Here is look at the 2013 NHL unrestricted free agents. There are currently over 300 players that are scheduled to be free agents as of July 5th.

As players sign, we’ll update this list, bringing you their contract details.

Center

Player Team Age 2012-13 Cap Hit Notes
Patrik Elias NJD 36 $6,000,000 Re-signed with the Devils. 3 years, $16 million
Mike Ribeiro WAS 33 $5,000,000 Signed with the Coyotes. 4 years, $22 million
Tim Connolly TOR 31 $4,750,000
Andy McDonald STL 35 $4,700,000 Retired
Nik Antropov WIN 33 $4,062,500
Derek Roy VAN 29 $4,000,000 Signed with the Blues. 1 year, $4 million
Saku Koivu ANA 38 $3,800,000 Re-signed with the Ducks. 1 year, $2.5 million
Roman Cervenka CGY 27 $3,775,000 Signed in KHL
Matthew Lombardi ANA 30 $3,500,000
Matt Cullen MIN 36 $3,500,000 Signed with the Predators. 2 years, $7 million
Dainius Zubrus NJD 34 $3,400,000 Re-signed with the Devils. 3 years, $9.3 million
Stephen Weiss FLA 29 $3,100,000 Signed with Red Wings . 5 years, $24.5 million
Manny Malhotra VAN 32 $2,500,000
Michal Handzus CHI 36 $2,500,000 Re-signed with the Blackhawks. 1 year, $1 million
Kyle Wellwood WIN 29 $1,600,000
Mike Santorelli FLA 27 $1,600,000 Signed with the Canucks. 1 year, $550,000
Tyler Bozak TOR 26 $1,500,000 Re-signed with the Leafs. 5 years, $21 million
Marty Reasoner NYI 36 $1,350,000
Boyd Gordon PHX 29 $1,325,000 Signed with the Oilers. 3 years, $9 million
Jochen Hecht BUF 35 $1,250,000
David Steckel ANA 30 $1,100,000
Maxim Lapierre VAN 27 $1,000,000 Signed with the Blues. 2 years, $2.2 million.
Jerred Smithson FLA 34 $800,000
Peter Regin OTT 26 $800,000 Signed with the Islanders. 1 year, $750,000
Jarod Palmer MIN 27 $771,750
Tim Brent CAR 29 $750,000
Chris VandeVelde EDM 25 $714,000
Scott Nichol STL 38 $700,000 Retired
Scott Gomez SJS 33 $700,000
Andre Deveaux FLA 29 $700,000
Jeff Halpern MON 36 $700,000
Craig Adams PIT 35 $675,000 Re-signed with the Penguins. 2 years, $1.4 million
Kyle Chipchura PHX 27 $675,000 Re-signed with the Coyotes. 3 years
Alexandre Bolduc PHX 27 $650,000 Signed with the Blues. 1 year, $550,000
Rob Klinkhammer PHX 26 $650,000 Re-signed with the Coyotes. 2 years, $1.25 million.
Adam Hall TBL 32 $650,000 Signed with the Flyers. 1 year, $625,000
Keith Aucoin NYI 34 $650,000
David Meckler LAK 25 $635,250
Mark Letestu CLB 28 $625,000 Re-signed with the Blue Jackets. 2 years, $2.5 million.
Warren Peters PIT 30 $600,000
Hugh Jessiman OTT 28 $600,000
Philippe Dupuis PIT 27 $600,000 Re-signed with the Penguins. 4 years, $15 million.
T.J. Hensick STL 27 $600,000
Christian Hanson BOS 27 $600,000
Tanner House EDM 26 $600,000
Nicholas Drazenovic CLB 26 $600,000
Andrew Murray STL 31 $600,000
Andrew Ebbett VAN 30 $600,000
Jon Matsumoto SJS 26 $600,000 Signed with the Panthers. 1 year, $700,00
Andrew Joudrey CLB 28 $587,500
David McIntyre MIN 26 $577,500
Petteri Nokelainen MTL 27 $575,000
Trent Whitfield BOS 35 $575,000
Trevor Smith PIT 28 $575,000 Signed with the Maple Leafs. 1 year, $550,000
Aaron Gagnon WIN 26 $562,500
Ben Holmstrom PHI 25 $550,000
Chris Mueller NAS 27 $550,000 Signed with the Stars. 1 year, $600,000
Greg Rallo FLA 31 $550,000 Signed with the Panthers. 1 year, $600,000
Bracken Kearns SJS 31 $550,000
Kyle Wilson ANA 28 $550,000
Ben Walter CGY 28 $537,500
Matt Ellis BUF 31 $525,000
Nick Tarnasky BUF 28 $525,000 Signed with the Canadiens. 1 year, $550,000
Krys Kolanos CGY 31 $525,000
Tim Sestito NJD 28 $525,000
Ryan Potulny WAS 28 $525,000
Michael Carman WAS 24 $525,000
Travis Morin DAL 29 $525,000
Chad Kolarik PIT 27 $525,000
Matt Anderson NJD 30 $525,000
Steven Zalewski NJD 26 $525,000

Left Winger

Player Team Age 2012-13 Cap Hit Notes
Brenden Morrow PIT 34 $4,100,000  
Ryane Clowe NYR 30 $3,625,000 Signed with the Devils. 5 years, $24.25 million
Simon Gagne PHI 33 $3,500,000  
Clarke MacArthur TOR 27 $3,250,000 Signed with the Senators. 2 years, $6.5 million
Dustin Penner LAK 30 $3,250,000 Signed with the Ducks. 1 year, $2 million
Valtteri Filppula DET 28 $3,000,000 Signed with the Lightning. 5 years, $25 million
Danny Cleary DET 34 $2,800,000  
Steve Sullivan NJ 38 $2,600,000  
Vinny Prospal CLB 38 $2,500,000  
Mason Raymond VAN 27 $2,275,000  
Guillaume Latendresse OTT 25 $2,000,000  
Chris Higgins VAN 29 $1,900,000 Re-signed with the Canucks. 4 years, $10 million.
Matt Cooke PIT 34 $1,800,000 Signed with the Wild. 3 years, $7.5 million
Alexei Ponikarovsky NJD 32 $1,800,000  
Raffi Torres SJ 31 $1,750,000 Re-signed with the Sharks . 3 years, $6 million
Ruslan Fedotenko PHI 34 $1,750,000 Signed in KHL
Alexei Kovalev FLA 40 $1,450,000 Signed with a Swiss league team
Eric Nystrom DAL 30 $1,400,000 Signed with the Predators. 4 years, $10 million
Antti Miettinen WIN 32 $1,351,293  
Blake Comeau CGY 27 $1,250,000 Signed with the Blue Jackets. 1 year, $1 million
Jody Shelley PHI 37 $1,100,000  
Viktor Stalberg CHI 27 $875,000 Signed with the Predators. 4 years, $12 million
Darcy Hordichuk EDM 32 $850,000  
Drew Miller DET 29 $837,500 Re-signed with the Red Wings. 3 years, $4.05 million
Matt Hendricks WAS 31 $825,000 Signed with the Predators. 4 years, $7.4 million
Lennart Petrell EDM 28 $825,000  
Jean-Francois Jacques TBL 27 $750,000  
Tim Kennedy SJS 26 $675,000  
Chris Porter STL 28 $650,000 Re-signed with the Blues. 2 years, $1.35 million
Jay Pandolfo BOS 38 $625,000  
John Scott BUF 30 $600,000 Re-signed with the Sabres. 1 year, $750,000.
Stephane Veilleux MIN 31 $600,000  
Wojtek Wolski WAS 27 $600,000 Signed with Torpedo Nizhni Novgorod of the KHL
Ryan Hamilton TOR 27 $600,000 Signed with the Oilers. 2 years, $1.2 million
Aaron Volpatti WAS 27 $600,000 Re-signed with the Capitals. 2 years, $1.15 million
Blair Riley NYI 27 $580,000  
Jason Jaffray WIN 31 $575,000  
David Van Der Gulik COL 29 $575,000  
Dane Byers EDM 27 $560,000  
Eric Selleck FLA 25 $550,000  
Kevin Henderson NAS 26 $550,000  
Brandon Mashinter NYR 24 $550,000  
Patrick Maroon ANA 24 $550,000 Re-signed with the Ducks. 2 years, $1.15 million
Troy Bodie ANA 28 $550,000  
Jay Rosehill PHI 27 $550,000 Re-signed with the Flyers. 2 years , $1.35 million
Bryan Bickell CHI 27 $541,667 Re-signed with the Blackhawks. 4 years, $16 million
Eric Boulton NYI 36 $540,000 Re-signed with the Islanders. 1 year, $550,000.
Chad Wiseman NJD 31 $525,000  
Bryan Lerg COL 27 $525,000  
Steve Begin CGY 34 $525,000  
Pierre-Cedric Labrie TBL 26 $525,000 Re-signed with the Lightning. 1 year, $625,000
Patrick Bordeleau COL 26 $525,000 Re-signed with the Avalanche. 3 years, $3 million.

Right Wingers

Player Team Age 2012-13 Cap Hit Notes
Alexander Semin CAR 29 $7,000,000 Re-signed with the Hurricanes. 5 years, $35 million.
Jarome Iginla PIT 35 $7,000,000 Signed with the Bruins. 1 year, $1.8 M base salary, $3.7 M games played bonus, $500,000 goal scoring/team playoff performance: total $6 million
Corey Perry ANA 27 $5,325,000 Re-signed with the Ducks. 8 years, $69 million.
Daniel Alfredsson OTT 40 $4,875,000 Signed with the Red Wings. $3.5 million in salary with $2 million in bonuses
Jaromir Jagr BOS 41 $4,550,000
Teemu Selanne ANA 42 $4,500,000
Pierre-Marc Bouchard MIN 28 $4,080,000 Signed with the Islanders. 1 year, $2 million
Nathan Horton BOS 27 $4,000,000 Signed with the Blue Jackets. 7 years, $37.1 million
Michael Ryder MTL 32 $3,500,000 Signed with the Devils. 2 years, $7 million
David Clarkson NJD 28 $2,666,667 Signed with the Maple Leafs. 7 years, $36.75 million
Milan Hejduk COL 37 $2,000,000
Chad Larose CAR 30 $1,700,000
Pascal Dupuis PIT 33 $1,500,000 Re-signed with the Penguins. 4 years, $15 million.
Ryan Jones EDM 28 $1,500,000 Re-signed with the Oilers. 1 year, $1.5 million
Jamie Langenbrunner STL 37 $1,500,000
Damien Brunner DET 27 $1,350,000
Chuck Kobasew COL 30 $1,250,000
Brad Richardson LAK 28 $1,175,000 Signed with the Canucks. 2 years, $2.3 million
B.J. Crombeen TBL 27 $1,000,000 Re-signed with the Lightning. 2 years, $2.3 million
Brad Boyes NYI 30 $1,000,000
Colton Orr TOR 31 $1,000,000 Re-signed with the Maple Leafs. 2 years, $1.85 million
Colby Armstrong MTL 30 $1,000,000
Joey Crabb WAS 29 $950,000 Signed with the Panthers. 2 years, $1.2 million
Anthony Stewart LAK 28 $900,000
Brandon Yip NAS 27 $750,000 Signed with the Coyotes. 1 year, $675,000.
Mike Knuble PHI 40 $750,000
Nick Johnson PHX 27 $725,000 Signed with the Bruins. 1 year, $600,000
Colin McDonald NYI 28 $700,000 Re-signed with the Islanders. 2 years, $1.275 million.
Tim Wallace CAR 28 $700,000
Matt Watkins NYI 26 $700,000
Jamal Mayers CHI 38 $650,000
Chris Conner PHX 29 $650,000
Steve Pinizzotto VAN 28 $600,000
Guillaume Desbiens VAN 27 $600,000 Signed with the Avalanche. 1 year, $600,000
Jamie Tardif BOS 28 $600,000
Brian McGrattan CGY 31 $600,000 Re-signed with the Flames. 2 years, $1.5 million
J.T. Wyman TBL 27 $600,000 Signed with the Avalanche. 1 year, $750,000
Tom Kostopoulos NJD 34 $600,000
Matt Ford CLB 28 $600,000
Eric Fehr WAS 27 $600,000 Re-signed with the Capitals. 2 years, $3 million.
Cam Janssen NJD 28 $575,000 Re-signed with the Devils. 1 year, $550,000
Francis Pare DET 25 $557,500
Mark Mancari BUF 27 $550,000 Signed with the Blues. 1 year, $600,000
Joel Rechlicz PHX 25 $550,000
Bill Thomas COL 29 $550,000
P-L Letourneau-Leblond ANA 27 $550,000
Brandon Segal NYR 29 $550,000
Adam Cracknell STL 27 $550,000 Re-signed with the Blues. 1 year, $600,000.
Greg Scott TOR 24 $537,500
Andrew Gordon VAN 27 $537,500
Matt Clackson WAS 27 $525,000
Michael Testwuide CGY 26 $525,000
Mike Angelidis TBL 27 $525,000

Defenseman

Player Team Age 2012-13 Cap Hit Notes
Lubomir Visnovsky NYI 36 $5,600,000 Re-signed with the Islanders. 2 years, $9.5 million
Sergei Gonchar DAL 38 $5,500,000 Re-signed with the Stars. 2 years, $10 million.
Ron Hainsey WIN 31 $4,500,000  
Mark Streit PHI 35 $4,100,000 Signed with the Flyers. 4 years, $21 million
Robyn Regehr LA 32 $4,020,000 Re-signed with the Kings. 2 years, $6 million
Ryan Whitney EDM 30 $4,000,000  
Marek Zidlicky NJD 36 $4,000,000 Re-signed with the Devils. 1 year, $4 million
Roman Hamrlik NYR 38 $3,500,000  
Rob Scuderi LAK 34 $3,400,000 Signed with the Penguins. 4 years, $13.5 million
Jordan Leopold STL 32 $3,000,000 Re-signed with the Blues. 2 years, $4.5 million
Toni Lydman ANA 35 $3,000,000  
Ian White DET 28 $2,875,000  
Tom Poti WAS 35 $2,875,000  
Anton Babchuk CGY 28 $2,500,000  
Douglas Murray PIT 33 $2,500,000  
Adrian Aucoin CLB 39 $2,250,000  
Ladislav Smid EDM 27 $2,250,000 Re-signed with the Oilers. 4 years, $14 million.
Andrew Ference BOS 33 $2,250,000 Signed with the Oilers. 4 years, $13 million
Michal Rozsival CHI 34 $2,000,000 Re-signed with the Blackhawks. 2 years, $4.4 million.
Joe Corvo CAR 35 $2,000,000 Signed with the Senators. 1 year, $900,000.
Adam Pardy BUF 28 $2,000,000  
Ryan O’Byrne TOR 28 $1,800,000  
Andy Sutton EDM 38 $1,750,000  
Matt Walker PHI 32 $1,700,000  
Francis Bouillon MTL 37 $1,500,000 Re-signed with the Canadiens. 1 year, $1.5 million
Mark Fistric EDM 26 $1,475,000  
Grant Clitsome WIN 27 $1,250,000 Re-signed with the Blue Jackets. 3 years , $6.2 million
Andrew Alberts VAN 31 $1,225,000  
Mike Lundin OTT 28 $1,150,000  
Scott Hannan SJS 34 $1,000,000 Re-signed with the Sharks. 1 year, $1 million
Wade Redden BOS 35 $1,000,000  
Marc-Andre Bergeron CAR 32 $1,000,000  
Kurtis Foster PHI 31 $950,000  
Brett Clark MIN 36 $900,000  
Mike Mottau TOR 34 $850,000 Signed with the Panthers. 1 year, $700,000
Ty Wishart NYI 24 $843,413  
Chris Summers PHX 25 $803,250  
Nathan McIver NYI 28 $750,000  
Steve Eminger NYR 29 $750,000  
Radek Martinek NYI 36 $750,000  
Kent Huskins DET 33 $750,000  
Jon Landry NYI 29 $750,000  
Andreas Lilja PHI 37 $737,500  
Alexander Sulzer BUF 28 $725,000 Re-signed with the Sabres. 1 year, $725,000.
Mark Eaton PIT 35 $725,000  
Derek Meech WIN 28 $700,000  
Bobby Sanguinetti CAR 25 $700,000  
Cam Barker VAN 26 $700,000  
Jeff Woywitka STL 29 $700,000  
Nolan Yonkman FLA 31 $700,000  
Matt Bartkowski BOS 24 $660,000 Re-signed with the Bruins. 1 year, $650,000
Maxime Fortunus DAL 29 $650,000  
Jack Hillen WAS 27 $650,000 Re-signed with the Capitals. 2 years, $1.4 million
Matt Smaby ANA 28 $650,000  
Matt Gilroy NYR 28 $650,000 Signed with the Panthers. 1 year, $700,000.
Matt Irwin SJS 25 $650,000 Re-signed with the Sharks. 2 years, $2 million
Aaron Johnson BOS 29 $650,000 Signed with the Rangers. 1 year, $600,000
Andre Benoit OTT 29 $650,000 Signed with the Avalanche. 1 year, $900,000
Davis Drewiske MTL 28 $616,667 Re-signed with the Canadiens. 2 years, $1.275 million
Drew Bagnall MIN 29 $612,500  
Jason DeSantis MTL 27 $600,000  
Mike Kostka TOR 27 $600,000  
Tyson Strachan FLA 28 $600,000  
Jordan Hendry ANA 29 $600,000  
Sean Collins NYR 29 $600,000  
Tyler Sloan DAL 31 $600,000  
Garnet Exelby BOS 31 $600,000  
Patrick Mullen VAN 26 $600,000  
Simon Gysbers TOR 25 $600,000  
Logan Pyett NYR 24 $600,000  
Dylan Reese PIT 28 $600,000  
Jim Vandermeer VAN 33 $600,000  
Matt Pelech SJS 25 $577,500  
Alex Biega BUF 24 $577,500  
Brett Carson CGY 27 $575,000  
Scott Ford NAS 33 $575,000  
Frederic St-Denis MTL 27 $575,000  
Sean Sullivan COL 28 $575,000  
Evan Oberg TBL 25 $560,000  
Nick Holden CLB 25 $550,000 Signed with the Avalanche. 2 years, $1.2 million
Thomas Pock COL 31 $550,000  
Mike Moore NAS 28 $550,000  
Garrett Stafford WAS 33 $550,000  
Brett Bellemore CAR 24 $525,000  
Jay Leach NJD 33 $525,000  
Mike Vernace NYR 26 $525,000  
Joe Piskula NAS 28 $525,000  
Danny Groulx SJS 31 $525,000  
Ben Lovejoy ANA 29 $525,000 Re-signed with the Ducks . 3 years, $3.3 million.
Nate Guenin ANA 30 $525,000 Signed with the Avalanche. 1 year, $600,000
Matt Corrente NJD 24 $525,000  
Peter Harrold NJD 29 $525,000 Re-signed with the Devils. 2 years, $1.6 million.
Patrick McNeill WAS 25 $525,000  
Carl Sneep DAL 25 $525,000  
Jordie Benn DAL 25 $525,000 Re-signed with the Stars. 3 years, $2.1 million.

Goaltenders

Player Team Age 2012-13 Cap Hit Notes
Niklas Backstrom MIN 35 $6,000,000 Re-signed with the Wild. 3 years, $10.25 million
Tim Thomas NYI 38 $5,000,000  
Nikolai Khabibulin EDM 40 $3,750,000 Signed with the Blackhawks. $1.7 million salary and $300,000 in bonuses
Evgeni Nabokov NYI 37 $2,750,000 Re-signed with the Islanders. 1 year, $3.25 million
Jimmy Howard DET 28 $2,250,000 Re-signed with the Red Wings. 6 years, $31.8 million
Mike Smith PHX 30 $2,000,000 Re-signed with the Coyotes. 6 years, $34 million
Chris Mason NAS 36 $1,500,000  
Jose Theodore FLA 36 $1,500,000  
Mathieu Garon TBL 35 $1,300,000  
Jason Labarbera PHX 33 $1,250,000 Signed with the Oilers. 1 year, $1 million
Peter Budaj MTL 30 $1,150,000 Re-signed with the Canadiens. 2 years, $2.8 million.
Ray Emery CHI 30 $1,150,000 Signed with the Flyers. 1 year, $1.65 million
Cristopher Nilstorp DAL 29 $1,000,000 Re-signed with the Stars. 1 year, 2-way deal
Brian Boucher CAR 36 $950,000  
Michael Leighton CBJ 31 $900,000  
Anton Khudobin BOS 26 $875,000 Signed with the Hurricanes. 1 year, $800,000
Henrik Karlsson CHI 29 $862,500  
Yann Danis EDM 31 $800,000 Signed with the Flyers. 1 year, $625,000
Dan Ellis CAR 32 $800,000 Signed with the Stars. 2 years, $1.8 million
Curtis McElhinney CLB 29 $750,000 Re-signed with the Blue Jackets. 1 year, $600,000.
Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers ANA 28 $612,500  
Al Montoya WIN 28 $601,000 Re-signed with the Jets. 1 year, $601,000
Mark Dekanich WIN 26 $600,000  
Chad Johnson PHX 26 $600,000 Signed with the Bruins. 1 year, $600,000.
Cedrick Desjardins TBL 27 $600,000  
Nathan Lawson OTT 29 $600,000  
Thomas Greiss SJS 27 $587,500 Signed with the Coyotes. 1 year, $750,000
David Leggio BUF 28 $550,000  
Dov Grumet-Morris FLA 31 $550,000  
Joey MacDonald CGY 33 $550,000 Re-signed with the Flames. 1 year, $925,000
Carter Hutton CHI 27 $525,000 Signed with the Predators
Jordan Pearce DET 26 $525,000  
Alec Richards CHI 25 $525,000  
Brad Thiessen PIT 26 $525,000  
Mike McKenna STL 29 $525,000  
Dany Sabourin WAS 32 $525,000  

Sources: NHLNumbers and Capgeek

  • Dan

    On march 28, Lubomir Visnovsky resigned with the Islanders a 2-year, $9.5 million extension to stay with Islanders…

  • You suck

    Chris Higgins was never a free agent. He resigned with the Canucks during the shortened season.

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