NHL Free Agent List – 2017/2018 Season

Last modified: February 13, 2018 at 7:24 am
Player Pos Team FA Status Cap Hit Salary Player Notes
Joe Thornton J. Thornton C San Jose Sharks SJS UFA $8,000,000 $8,000,000 A future Hall of Famer and one of the best passers of all time. He can still contribute in a top-six role.
Rick Nash R. Nash LW New York Rangers NYR UFA $7,800,000 $8,199,999 A former All-Star calibre sniper who can still produce in a top-six role.
Daniel Sedin D. Sedin LW Vancouver Canucks VAN UFA $7,000,000 $7,000,000 A future Hall of Fame forward who will only play with his brother Henrik.
Henrik Sedin H. Sedin C Vancouver Canucks VAN UFA $7,000,000 $7,000,000 A future Hall of Fame forward who will only play with his brother Daniel.
Paul Stastny P. Stastny C St Louis Blues STL UFA $7,000,000 $7,500,000 A solid two-way, top-six centre at the NHL level.
Mike Green M. Green D Detroit Red Wings DET UFA $6,000,000 $6,000,000 An excellent offence producing defenceman capable of playing top-four minutes.
Tomas Plekanec T. Plekanec C Montreal Canadiens MON UFA $6,000,000 $5,000,000 A veteran two-way centre at the NHL level.
Kari Lehtonen K. Lehtonen G Dallas Stars DAL UFA $5,900,000 $5,000,000 An NHL starting goalie best served in a 1A/1B role.
Tobias Enstrom T. Enstrom D Winnipeg Jets WPG UFA $5,750,000 $5,750,000 A veteran, puck moving defenceman.
John Tavares J. Tavares C New York Islanders NYI UFA $5,500,000 $6,000,000 A franchise centre and the best player on this year’s free agent market.
Evander Kane E. Kane LW Buffalo Sabres BUF UFA $5,250,000 $6,000,000 A high-level goal scorer and one of the best forwards on the free agent market.
Joffrey Lupul J. Lupul RW Toronto Maple Leafs TOR UFA $5,250,000 $3,750,000 A skilled NHL winger who’s career has been derailed by injuries.
Valtteri Filppula V. Filppula C Philadelphia Flyers PHI UFA $5,000,000 $5,000,000 A veteran two-way forward capable of producing offence.
Mikhail Grabovski M. Grabovski C Vegas Golden Knights VGK UFA $5,000,000 $6,000,000 A former top centre who’s career has been derailed by injuries.
James Neal J. Neal LW Vegas Golden Knights VGK UFA $5,000,000 $5,000,000 An excellent scoring winger with some bite to his game.
Stephen Weiss S. Weiss C Free Agent FA UFA $4,900,000 $4,000,000 -
Ryane Clowe R. Clowe LW Free Agent FA UFA $4,850,000 $4,850,000 -
Jason Garrison J. Garrison D Vegas Golden Knights VGK UFA $4,600,000 $2,500,000 A washed up defender who likely isn’t more than a depth player at this point.
Jaroslav Halak J. Halak G New York Islanders NYI UFA $4,500,000 $5,000,000 A veteran goalie who can thrive in a 1A/1B role.
Jack Johnson J. Johnson D Columbus Blue Jackets CBJ UFA $4,357,140 $5,000,000 A veteran defenceman capable of logging difficult minutes.
Patric Hornqvist P. Hornqvist RW Pittsburgh Penguins PIT UFA $4,250,000 $4,750,000 A skilled and versatile middle-six forward.
James van Riemsdyk J. van Riemsdyk LW Toronto Maple Leafs TOR UFA $4,250,000 $5,000,000 A big, skilled forward who can produce at a high level in an NHL top-six.
Tyler Bozak T. Bozak C Toronto Maple Leafs TOR UFA $4,200,000 $4,000,000 A middle-six centre capable of producing offence at the NHL level.
Nikolay Kulemin N. Kulemin LW New York Islanders NYI UFA $4,187,500 $5,250,000 A gritty depth winger who’s career has been derailed by injuries.
Kevin Bieksa K. Bieksa D Anaheim Ducks ANA UFA $4,000,000 $4,000,000 A veteran defender still capable of playing hard, physical minutes.
Zdeno Chara Z. Chara D Boston Bruins BOS UFA $4,000,000 $4,000,000 A future Hall of Famer in his 40s still capable of playing a shut down game in the NHL.
Robin Lehner R. Lehner G Buffalo Sabres BUF RFA $4,000,000 $4,000,000 -
John Carlson J. Carlson D Washington Capitals WAS UFA $3,966,670 $4,000,000 A defenceman capable of of producing offence at a high level and playing top-four minutes.
Josh Gorges J. Gorges D Buffalo Sabres BUF UFA $3,900,000 $3,900,000 -
Jimmy Vesey J. Vesey LW New York Rangers NYR RFA $3,775,000 $3,775,000 -
Dan Hamhuis D. Hamhuis D Dallas Stars DAL UFA $3,750,000 $3,000,000 A veteran defender capable of playing difficult minutes.
David Perron D. Perron LW Vegas Golden Knights VGK UFA $3,750,000 $3,750,000 A skilled and feisty forward who can produce in a team’s top-six.
Matt Read M. Read RW Philadelphia Flyers PHI UFA $3,750,000 $3,500,000 A late bloomer, depth forward who’s struggled to compete at the NHL level.
Radim Vrbata R. Vrbata RW Florida Panthers FLA UFA $3,750,000 $2,500,000 A veteran winger who can still produce in an NHL middle-six role.
Mark Fayne M. Fayne D Edmonton Oilers EDM UFA $3,625,000 $3,500,000 A journeyman defenceman best served as an AHL injury call-up.
Luca Sbisa L. Sbisa D Vegas Golden Knights VGK UFA $3,600,000 $4,000,000 A physical, depth defenceman with poor underlying numbers.
Sam Reinhart S. Reinhart C Buffalo Sabres BUF RFA $3,544,170 $3,482,500 -
Mark Stone M. Stone RW Ottawa Senators OTT RFA $3,500,000 $4,500,000 -
Josh Bailey J. Bailey LW New York Islanders NYI UFA $3,300,000 $4,000,000 A smart, talented forward who can produce offence in a top-six role.
Calvin de Haan C. de Haan D New York Islanders NYI UFA $3,300,000 $3,300,000 A solid defensive defenceman who can play top-four minutes.
Cam Ward C. Ward G Carolina Hurricanes CAR UFA $3,300,000 $3,100,000 A former NHL starting goalie who can be solid as a veteran backup.
Joel Ward J. Ward RW San Jose Sharks SJS UFA $3,275,000 $3,275,000 A versatile, veteran winger capable of scoring clutch goals.
Clayton Stoner C. Stoner D Vegas Golden Knights VGK UFA $3,250,000 $3,250,000 A washed up defenceman who’s best days are behind him.
Matt Stajan M. Stajan C Calgary Flames CAL UFA $3,125,000 $2,500,000 A versatile depth centre who can thrive in a defensive role.
Alexei Emelin A. Emelin D Nashville Predators NSH UFA $3,000,000 $4,400,000 A physical defenceman capable of playing in a shutdown role.
Tomas Hertl T. Hertl C San Jose Sharks SJS RFA $3,000,000 $3,200,000 -
Jacob Trouba J. Trouba D Winnipeg Jets WPG RFA $3,000,000 $3,500,000 -
Leo Komarov L. Komarov C Toronto Maple Leafs TOR UFA $2,950,000 $2,950,000 A gritty, feisty depth winger at the NHL level capable of chipping in offensively.
Boone Jenner B. Jenner C Columbus Blue Jackets CBJ RFA $2,900,000 $2,900,000 -
Kevin Klein K. Klein D New York Rangers NYR UFA $2,900,000 $2,750,000 -
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