NHL Releases 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

$1,295,571 or below    None
Over $1,295,571 to $1,962,986    Third-round choice
Over $1,962,986 to $3,925,975    Second-round choice
Over $3,925,975 to $5,888,960    First-round and third-round choice
Over $5,888,960 to $7,851,948    First-round, second-round and third-round choice
Over $7,851,948 to $9,814,935    Two first-round choices, one second- and one third-round choice
Over $9,814,935    Four first-round choices

ANAHEIM

Max Gortz, Nick Sorensen.

ARIZONA

Nick Cousins, Anthony Duclair, Tyler Gaudet, Jordan Martinook.

BOSTON

Linus Arnesson, Austin Czarnik, Zane McIntyre, David Pastrnak, Tim Schaller, Ryan Spooner, Malcolm Subban.

BUFFALO

Zemgus Girgensons, Johan Larsson, Robin Lehner, Evan Rodrigues.

CALGARY

Sam Bennett, Micheal Ferland, Garnet Hathaway, Brett Kulak, Curtis Lazar, David Rittich, Linden Vey, Tyler Wotherspoon.

CAROLINA

Phillip Di Giuseppe.

CHICAGO

Erik Gustafsson.

COLORADO

Gabriel Bourque, Felix Girard, Rocco Grimaldi, Matt Nieto, Duncan Siemens, Nikita Zadorov.

COLUMBUS

Josh Anderson, Alexander Wennberg, Daniel Zaar.

DALLAS

Radek Faksa, Patrik Nemeth, Jamie Oleksiak, Brett Ritchie, Gemel Smith, Matej Stransky.

DETROIT

Andreas Athanasiou, Martin Frk, Xavier Ouellet, Robbie Russo, Tomas Tatar.

EDMONTON

Leon Draisaitl, Joey Laleggia, Dillon Simpson, Bogdan Yakimov.

FLORIDA

Mark Pysyk, MacKenzie Weegar.

LOS ANGELES

Justin Auger, Jonny Brodzinski, Andrew Crescenzi, Kevin Gravel, Paul LaDue, Michael Mersch, Nick Shore.

MINNESOTA

Marcus Foligno, Kurtis Gabriel, Mikael Granlund, Steve Michalek, Zack Mitchell, Nino Niederreiter, Zach Palmquist, Mike Reilly.

MONTREAL

Max Friberg, Alex Galchenyuk.

NASHVILLE

Pontus Aberg, Viktor Arvidsson, Frederick Gaudreau, Ryan Johansen, Marek Mazanec, Austin Watson.

NEW JERSEY

Blake Coleman, Vojtech Mozik, Mirco Mueller, Stefan Noesen, Blake Pietila, Kevin Rooney, Damon Severson, Ben Thomson, Scott Wedgewood.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Calvin de Haan, Christopher Gibson, Connor Jones, Adam Pelech.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Daniel Catenacci, Jesper Fast, Nicklas Jensen, Mika Zibanejad.

OTTAWA

Chris Driedger, Ryan Dzingel, Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Patrick Sieloff, Mikael Wikstrand.

PHILADELPHIA

Cole Bardreau, Scott Laughton, Taylor Leier, Roman Lyubimov, Anthony Stolarz.

PITTSBURGH

Josh Archibald, Frank Corrado, Jean-Sebastien Dea, Brian Dumoulin, Derrick Pouliot, Justin Schultz, Conor Sheary.

SAN JOSE

Barclay Goodrow, Marcus Sorensen, Chris Tierney.

ST. LOUIS

Jordan Binnington, Petteri Lindbohm, Colton Parayko, Oskar Sundqvist.

TAMPA BAY

Michael Bournival, Jake Dotchin, Kristers Gudlevskis, Tyler Johnson, Slater Koekkoek, Tye McGinn, Ondrej Palat, Matthew Peca, Tanner Richard.

TORONTO

Connor Brown, Justin Holl, Zach Hyman, Garret Sparks.

VANCOUVER

Reid Boucher, Michael Chaput, Brendan Gaunce, Bo Horvat, Joseph LaBate, Nikita Tryamkin.

VEGAS

Brendan Leipsic, Oscar Lindberg, Teemu Pulkkinen, Griffin Reinhart, Nate Schmidt.

WASHINGTON

Travis Boyd, Andre Burakovsky, Philipp Grubauer, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Liam O’Brien.

WINNIPEG

Connor Hellebuyck, JC Lipon, Brandon Tanev.

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

Spencer Abbott, Jonathan Bernier, Jhonas Enroth, Ryan Garbutt, Nate Guenin, Matt Hackett, Jeff Schultz, Nate Thompson.

ARIZONA

Shane Doan, Chad Johnson, Jamie McBain, Zbynek Michalek, Chris Mueller, Chris Pronger, Radim Vrbata, Joe Whitney.

BOSTON

Alex Grant, John-Michael Liles, Dominic Moore, Zac Rinaldo, Drew Stafford.

BUFFALO

Mathew Bodie, Erik Burgdoerfer, Cody Franson, Brian Gionta, Derek Grant, Dmitry Kulikov, Cody McCormick, Anders Nilsson, Cal O’Reilly.

CALGARY

Brandon Bollig, Brian Elliott, Michael Kostka, Ladislav Smid, Dennis Wideman, David Wolf.

CAROLINA

Bryan Bickell, Danny Kristo, Michael Leighton, Jay McClement, Matt Tennyson.

CHICAGO

Brian Campbell, Andrew Desjardins, Lars Johansson, Pierre-Cedric Labrie, Shawn Lalonde, Martin Lundberg, Brandon Mashinter, Johnny Oduya.

COLORADO

Rene Bourque, Joe Cannata, Cody Goloubef, John Mitchell, Jim O’Brien, Mike Sislo, Jeremy Smith, Fedor Tyutin.

COLUMBUS

Marc-Andre Bergeron, Sam Gagner, Brett Gallant, Lauri Korpikoski, Kyle Quincey, Jaime Sifers, Ryan Stanton.

DALLAS

Ales Hemsky, Jiri Hudler, Travis Morin, Justin Peters, Patrick Sharp, Dustin Stevenson.

DETROIT

Drew Miller, Joe Vitale.

EDMONTON

David Desharnais, Andrew Ference, Justin Fontaine, Mark Fraser, Jonas Gustavsson, Matt Hendricks.

FLORIDA

Reto Berra, Jaromir Jagr, Jakub Kindl, Brent Regner, Paul Thompson, Shawn Thornton, Thomas Vanek.

LOS ANGELES

Jarome Iginla, Vincent Loverde, Teddy Purcell, Cameron Schilling, Rob Scuderi, Devin Setoguchi.

MINNESOTA

Victor Bartley, Ryan Carter, Martin Hanzal, Darcy Kuemper, Nate Prosser, Mike Weber, Ryan White.

MONTREAL

Bobby Farnham, Brian Flynn, Dwight King, Andrei Markov, Magnus Nygren, Steve Ott, Alexander Radulov.

NASHVILLE

Vernon Fiddler, Mike Fisher, Brad Hunt, Mike Liambas, Adam Pardy, PA Parenteau, Mike Ribeiro, Harry Zolnierczyk.

NEW JERSEY

Yohann Auvitu, Carter Camper, Luke Gazdic, Shane Harper, Jacob Josefson, Andrew MacWilliam, Marc Savard, Karl Stollery, Mattias Tedenby.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Eric Boulton, Stephen Gionta, Ben Holmstrom, Bracken Kearns, Kirill Petrov.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Tanner Glass, Brendan Smith, Chris Summers.

OTTAWA

Stephane Da Costa, Nikita Filatov, Marc Hagel, Chris Kelly, Chad Nehring, Chris Neil, Viktor Stalberg, Tommy Wingels.

PHILADELPHIA

Chris Conner, Michael Del Zotto, Boyd Gordon, Steve Mason, Andy Miele, Nick Schultz, Chris VandeVelde, Eric Wellwood.

PITTSBURGH

Nick Bonino, Matt Cullen, Trevor Daley, Pascal Dupuis, Cameron Gaunce, Ron Hainsey, Chris Kunitz, Kevin Porter, Tom Sestito, Mark Streit, David Warsofsky.

SAN JOSE

Micheal Haley, Dan Kelly, Patrick Marleau, Harri Sateri, Zack Stortini, Joe Thornton.

ST. LOUIS

Sergey Andronov, Evgeny Grachev, Brad Malone, Scottie Upshall.

TAMPA BAY

Jaroslav Janus, Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Mike McKenna, Matt Taormina, Luke Witkowski.

TORONTO

Brian Boyle, Andrew Campbell, Colin Greening, Teemu Hartikainen, Matt Hunwick, Brooks Laich, Milan Michalek, Steve Oleksy, Roman Polak, Stephane Robidas.

VANCOUVER

Chad Billins, Philip Larsen, Ryan Miller, Jack Skille.

VEGAS

Chris Thorburn.

WASHINGTON

Karl Alzner, Chris Bourque, Paul Carey, Tom Gilbert, Kevin Shattenkirk, Justin Williams, Daniel Winnik.

WINNIPEG

Tomas Kubalik, Ondrej Pavelec, Anthony Peluso, Paul Postma, Brian Strait.

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

None.

ARIZONA

Craig Cunningham, Garret Ross, Jarred Tinordi.

BOSTON

Chris Casto, Brian Ferlin, Tyler Randell.

BUFFALO

Cole Schneider.

CALGARY

None.

CAROLINA

Dennis Robertson, Brendan Woods.

CHICAGO

Mac Carruth.

COLORADO

Mat Clark, Brendan Ranford.

COLUMBUS

TJ Tynan.

DALLAS

None.

DETROIT

Mitch Callahan, Edward Pasquale.

EDMONTON

Jordan Oesterle, Tyler Pitlick.

FLORIDA

Sam Brittain, Brody Sutter.

LOS ANGELES

Zach Trotman.

MINNESOTA

None.

MONTREAL

None.

NASHVILLE

Adam Payerl.

NEW JERSEY

Seth Helgeson, Petr Straka.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

None.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Chris Brown, Magnus Hellberg, Marek Hrivik, Tommy Hughes.

OTTAWA

Casey Bailey, Brandon Gormley, Phil Varone.

PHILADELPHIA

None.

PITTSBURGH

None.

SAN JOSE

Buddy Robinson.

ST. LOUIS

Kenny Agostino, Andrew Agozzino, Morgan Ellis, Alex Friesen, Reid McNeill.

TAMPA BAY

Stefan Fournier, Byron Froese, Mike Halmo, Greg McKegg, Joel Vermin.

TORONTO

None.

VANCOUVER

Alexandre Grenier, Borna Rendulic.

VEGAS

Jean-Francois Berube, Connor Brickley.

WASHINGTON

Stanislav Galiev, Garrett Mitchell, Christian Thomas.

WINNIPEG

Brenden Kichton.

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

Emerson Etem, Ryan Faragher.

ARIZONA

Alexander Burmistrov, Grayson Downing, Peter Holland, Josh Jooris, Jeremy Morin, Mitchell Moroz, Branden Troock.

BOSTON

Colton Hargrove, Joe Morrow.

BUFFALO

Brady Austin, Jean Dupuy, Justin Kea.

CALGARY

Alex Chiasson, Ryan Culkin, Kenney Morrison.

CAROLINA

Daniel Altshuller, Erik Karlsson, Andrej Nestrasil.

CHICAGO

Dillon Fournier, Kenton Helgesen, Michael Latta, Dennis Rasmussen, Nolan Valleau.

COLORADO

Troy Bourke, Turner Elson, Eric Gelinas, Mikhail Grigorenko, Samuel Henley, Patrick Wiercioch.

COLUMBUS

Oscar Dansk, Oleg Yevenko.

DALLAS

Mattias Backman, Nick Ebert, Justin Hache, Henri Kiviaho, Maxime Lagace.

DETROIT

Jake Paterson.

EDMONTON

Anton Lander, Eetu Laurikainen, David Musil, Zach Pochiro, Jere Sallinen, Henrik Samuelsson.

FLORIDA

Graham Black, Tim Bozon, Steven Hodges, Kyle Rau, Michael Sgarbossa, Colin Stevens, Adam Wilcox.

LOS ANGELES

Patrick Bjorkstrand, Joel Lowry.

MINNESOTA

Brady Brassart, Christian Folin, Guillaume Gelinas, Alexander Gudbranson.

MONTREAL

Connor Crisp, Joel Hanley, Ryan Johnston, Keegan Lowe, Mark MacMillan, Stefan Matteau, Nikita Nesterov, Dalton Thrower.

NASHVILLE

Jonas Gunnarsson, Jaynen Rissling.

NEW JERSEY

Beau Bennett.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Matthew Finn, Jesse Graham, Loic Leduc, Stephon Williams.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Taylor Beck, Adam Clendening, Troy Donnay, Michael Paliotta, Brandon Pirri, Mackenzie Skapski.

OTTAWA

Jyrki Jokipakka, Matthew O’Connor, Ryan Rupert.

PHILADELPHIA

Jesper Pettersson.

PITTSBURGH

Tim Erixon, Stuart Percy.

SAN JOSE

Mantas Armalis, Nikita Jevpalovs, Patrick McNally.

ST. LOUIS

Jordan Caron, Jacob Doty, Landon Ferraro, Ty Rattie, Nail Yakupov.

TAMPA BAY

Dylan Blujus, Henri Ikonen, Jonathan Racine.

TORONTO

Antoine Bibeau, Seth Griffith, Sergey Kalinin.

VANCOUVER

Joseph Cramarossa, Michael Garteig, Tom Nilsson, Drew Shore, Michael Zalewski.

VEGAS

None.

WASHINGTON

Brett Connolly, Cody Corbett, Darren Dietz.

WINNIPEG

Quinton Howden, Scott Kosmachuk, Ryan Olsen.