Free Agency: Where we stand (6 p.m. ET)
July, 1, 2011
By ESPN.com | ESPN.com
Players who have signed as of 6 p.m. ET on the first day of free agency:
- Brian Elliott -- The St. Louis Blues signed the netminder to a one-year, two-way deal. Elliott had a 15-27-9 record with a 3.34 goals-against average and a .893 save percentage with the Colorado Avalanche, who did not make a qualifying offer to Elliott.
- Tomas Fleischmann -- The Florida Panthers have signed the unrestricted free agent to a four-year deal worth $4.5 million annually. Fleischmann, who was shut down after a blood clot was discovered in his lung, had 12 goals and 31 points in 45 games for the Colorado Avalanche and Washington Capitals this past season.
- Kurtis Foster -- The Anaheim Ducks acquired defenseman Foster from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for defenseman Andy Sutton. Foster appeared in 74 games last season, recording 14 assists and 22 points. Sutton had four assists in 39 games.
- Jean-Sebastien Giguere -- The Colorado Avalanche signed the netminder to a two-year deal. Giguere, who helped lead the Anaheim Ducks to a Stanley Cup in 2007, was with the Maple Leafs since Toronto acquired him before the 2010 NHL trade deadline. He had an 11-11-4 record with a 2.87 GAA and .900 save percentage in 33 games this past season.
- Boyd Gordon -- The Phoenix Coyotes signed the 27-year-old forward to a two-year contract. Gordon, who played seven seasons with the Washington Capitals, had nine points in 60 games this past season.
- Andrew Joudrey -- The Columbus Blue Jackets signed Joudrey for two years. The 26-year-old center spent the past five years in the Washington Capitals organization. The Jackets also signed Nicholas Drazenovic to a one-year deal.
- Chuck Kobasew -- The Avalanche signed forward Chuck Kobasew to a deal. According to TSN, it's a two-year deal worth $1.25 million.
- Anton Khudobin -- The Boston Bruins signed the goaltender to a two-year deal. Khudobin will serve as the team's third goaltender next season.
- Benoit Pouliot -- The Bruins have signed the free-agent forward to a one-year contract. The 24-year-old former fourth overall pick set career highs with 17 assists, 30 points and 87 penalty minutes along with 13 goals for the Montreal Canadiens this past season.
- Mike Rupp -- The Rangers agreed to terms with the unrestricted free agent on Friday. Rupp, 31, registered nine goals and 17 points in 81 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins this past season.
- Marco Sturm -- The Vancouver Canucks signed Sturm to a one-year deal. Terms were not disclosed, but TSN of Canada reported the deal is worth $2.25 million.
- J.T. Wyman -- The Tampa Bay Lightning signed the free agent to a one-year, two-way deal. Wyman played in 80 games with the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs this past season, posting 18 goals and 36 points.