Big Name NHL Free Agents on the Move


The NHL Free Agent Signing period began on July 1, and in the first week, many big name players have moved teams. Here we have a recap of the biggest names, the biggest contracts, and their new homes:

Dan Boyle

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Defenseman
2013 Team: San Jose Sharks
2014 Team: New York Rangers
Contract: 2-yr/$9 million

Jarome Iginla

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Right Wing
2013 Team: Boston Bruins
2014 Team: Colorado Avalanche
Contract: 3-yr/$16 million

Mike Cammalleri

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Left Wing
2013 Team: Calgary Flames
2014 Team: New Jersey Devils
Contract: 5-yr/$25 million

Stephane Robidas

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Defenseman
2013 Team: Anaheim Ducks
2014 Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Contract: 3-yr/$9 million

Brooks Orpik

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Defenseman
2013 Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
2014 Team: Washington Capitals
Contract: 5-yr/$27 million

Brian Gionta

briangiontaRight Wing
2013 Team: Montreal Canadiens
2014 Team: Buffalo Sabres
Contract: 3-yr/$12.75 million

Ryan Miller

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Goalie
2013 Team: St. Louis Blues
2014 Team: Vancouver Canucks
Contract: 3-yr/$18 million

Thomas Vanek

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Left Wing
2013 Team: Montreal Canadiens
2014 Team: Minnesota Wild
Contract: 3-yr/$19.5 million

Dave Bolland

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Center
2013 Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
2014 Team: Florida Panthers
Contract: 5-yr/$27.5 million

Jussi Jokinen

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Left Wing
2013 Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
2014 Team: Florida Panthers
Contract: 4-yr/$16 million

Clayton Stoner

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Defenseman
2013 Team: Minnesota Wild
2014 Team: Anaheim Ducks
Contract: 4-yr/$13 million

Paul Stastny

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Center
2013 Team: Colorado Avalanche
2014 Team: St. Louis Blues
Contract: 4-yr/$28 million

Matt Moulson

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Left Wing
2013 Team: Minnesota Wild
2014 Team: Buffalo Sabres
Contract: 5-yr/$25 million

Matt Niskanen

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Defenseman
2013 Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
2014 Team: Washington Capitals
Contract: 7-yr/$40.25 million

Anton Stralman

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Defenseman
2013 Team: New York Rangers
2014 Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Contract: 5-yr/$22.5 million

Jonas Hiller

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Goalie
2013 Team: Anaheim Ducks
2014 Team: Calgary Flames
Contract: 2-yr/$9 million

Mikhail Grabovski

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Center
2013 Team: Washington Capitals
2014 Team: New York Islanders
Contract: 4-yr/$20 million

Nikolai Kulemin

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Left Wing
2013 Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
2014 Team: New York Islanders
Contract: 4-yr/$16.75 million

Best Available Unrestricted Free Agents:

Mike Ribeiro, Center
2013 Team: Arizona Coyotes

Derek Roy, Center
2013 Team: St. Louis Blues

Steve Ott, Center
2013 Team: St. Louis Blues

Dustin Penner, Left Wing
2013 Team: Washington Capitals

Ray Whitney, Left Wing
2013 Team: Dallas Stars

Daniel Winnik, Left Wing
2013 Team: Anaheim Ducks

Brenden Morrow, Left Wing
2013 Team: St. Louis Blues

Devin Setoguchi, Right Wing
2013 Team: Winnipeg Jets

Daniel Alfredsson, Right Wing
2013 Team: Detroit Red Wings

Derek Morris, Defenseman
2013 Team: Arizona Coyotes

Michael Del Zotto, Defenseman
2013 Team: Nashville Predators

Sami Salo, Defenseman
2013 Team: Tampa Bay Lightning

Scott Hannan, Defenseman
2013 Team: San Jose Sharks

Martin Brodeur, Goalie
2013 Team: New Jersey Devils

Tim Thomas, Goalie
2013 Team: Dallas Stars