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NHL releases free agent list

Offical release from the NHL

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

$1,205,377 or below: None

Over $1,205,377 to $1,826,328: Third-round choice

Over $1,826,328 to $3,652,659: Second-round choice

Over $3,652,659 to $5,478,986: First-round and third-round choice

Over $5,478,986 to $7,305,316: First-round, second-round and third-round choice

Over $7,305,316 to $9,131,645: Two first-round choices, one second- and one third-round choice

Over $9,131,645: Four first-round choices

ANAHEIM

Carl Hagelin, Michael Sgarbossa, Jakob Silfverberg, Chris Wagner.

ARIZONA

Mikkel Boedker, Klas Dahlbeck, Louis Domingue, Brandon Gormley, Jordan Martinook, Philip Samuelsson, Brendan Shinnimin.

BOSTON

Brett Connolly, Ryan Spooner.

BUFFALO

Jerry D'Amigo, Jerome Gauthier-Leduc, Johan Larsson, Nathan Lieuwen, Mark Pysyk, Tim Schaller, Philip Varone.

CALGARY

Lance Bouma, Paul Byron, Micheal Ferland, Josh Jooris, Max Reinhart, Drew Shore, David Wolf.

CAROLINA

Zach Boychuk, Rasmus Rissanen, Justin Shugg, Brody Sutter.

CHICAGO

Marcus Kruger, Joakim Nordstrom, Dennis Rasmussen, Viktor Svedberg.

COLORADO

Andrew Agozzino, Sami Aittokallio, Mat Clark, Stefan Elliott, Mikhail Grigorenko, Freddie Hamilton, Calvin Pickard.

COLUMBUS

Matt Calvert, Michael Chaput, Brandon Saad.

DALLAS

Curtis McKenzie, Jamie Oleksiak.

DETROIT

Louis-Marc Aubry, Mitch Callahan, Landon Ferraro, Nick Jensen, Tomas Jurco, Gustav Nyquist, Teemu Pulkkinen.

EDMONTON

Brandon Davidson, Tyler Pitlick, Justin Schultz.

FLORIDA

Jimmy Hayes, Quinton Howden, Jonathan Huberdeau, Corban Knight, John McFarland, Greg McKegg, Alex Petrovic, Garrett Wilson.

LOS ANGELES

Andy Andreoff, Andrew Crescenzi, Nic Dowd, Vincent Loverde, Jordan Weal.

MINNESOTA

Jonathon Blum, Brett Bulmer, Mikael Granlund, Johan Gustafsson, Erik Haula, Jared Knight.

MONTREAL

Michael Bournival, Brian Flynn, Alex Galchenyuk, Magnus Nygren, Christian Thomas, Jarred Tinordi.

NASHVILLE

Taylor Aronson, Taylor Beck, Anthony Bitetto, Gabriel Bourque, Magnus Hellberg, Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, Colin Wilson.

NEW JERSEY

Eric Gelinas, Seth Helgeson, Adam Larsson.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Kevin Czuczman, Mike Halmo, Brock Nelson, Kevin Poulin, Johan Sundstrom.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Mat Bodie, Emerson Etem, Jesper Fast, Marek Hrivik, Carl Klingberg, Oscar Lindberg, Dylan McIlrath, J.T. Miller, Derek Stepan.

OTTAWA

Alex Chiasson, Mike Hoffman, Shane Prince, Cole Schneider.

PHILADELPHIA

Michael Del Zotto.

PITTSBURGH

Beau Bennett, Brian Dumoulin, Bobby Farnham, Reid McNeill, Dominik Uher.

ST. LOUIS

Jake Allen, Cody Beach, Robert Bortuzzo, Jani Hakanpaa, Magnus Paajarvi, Vladimir Tarasenko.

SAN JOSE

Aaron Dell, Martin Jones, Daniil Tarasov.

TAMPA BAY

Carter Ashton, Vladislav Namestnikov, Philippe Paradis, Luke Witkowski.

TORONTO

Nazem Kadri, Martin Marincin, Richard Panik.

VANCOUVER

Sven Baertschi, Adam Clendening, Frank Corrado, Alexandre Grenier.

WASHINGTON

Chris Brown, Stanislav Galiev, Braden Holtby, Marcus Johansson, Evgeny Kuznetsov.

WINNIPEG

John Albert, Julian Melchiori, Paul Postma

The following player is subject to a Club-elected salary arbitration pursuant to Section 12.3(a) of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. He is eligible to negotiate and sign an Offer Sheet with any other Club pursuant to Section 10.3 of the CBA by no later than 5:00 p.m., ET, on July 5, 2015.

Jonathan Bernier, Toronto

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

Francois Beauchemin, Matt Beleskey, Mathieu Carle, Tomas Fleischmann, Korbinian Holzer, Jason LaBarbera, Sheldon Souray.

ARIZONA

Jonas Ahnelov, Alexandre Bolduc, Andrew Campbell, B.J. Crombeen, Martin Erat, Justin Hodgman, David Leggio, Mike McKenna, Patrick McNeill, David Moss, Dylan Reese, Viktor Tikhonov.

BOSTON

Matt Bartkowski, Gregory Campbell, Daniel Paille, Bobby Robins.

BUFFALO

Drew Bagnall, Andre Benoit, Matt Ellis, Philip Gogulla, Patrick Kaleta, Anders Lindback, Andrej Meszaros, Dennis Persson, Tyson Strachan.

CALGARY

Raphael Diaz, Brian McGrattan, Corey Potter, Karri Ramo, David Schlemko, Devin Setoguchi, Brad Thiessen.

CAROLINA

Brett Bellemore, Patrick Dwyer, Jack Hillen, Ben Holmstrom, Oskar Osala.

CHICAGO

Spencer Abbott, Cody Bass, Daniel Carcillo, Kyle Cumiskey, Andrew Desjardins, Pierre-Cedric Labrie, Johnny Oduya, Peter Regin, Brad Richards, Michal Rozsival, Kimmo Timonen, Antoine Vermette, Ivan Vishnevskiy.

COLORADO

Daniel Briere, Bruno Gervais, Jan Hejda, Jonas Holos, Ryan Wilson.

COLUMBUS

Ryan Craig, Brian Gibbons, Mark Letestu, Jack Skille, Frederic St. Denis.

DALLAS

Patrick Eaves, Jhonas Enroth, Shawn Horcoff, Perttu Lindgren, Rich Peverley.

DETROIT

Daniel Cleary, Erik Cole, Jonas Gustafsson, Andy Miele, Kevin Porter, Marek Zidlicky.

EDMONTON

Richard Bachman, Viktor Fasth, Niko Hovinen, Jesse Joensuu, Steven Pinizzotto, Derek Roy.

FLORIDA

Bobby Butler, Dan Ellis, Dany Heatley, Tomas Kopecky, Shane O'Brien, Scottie Upshall, Greg Zanon.

LOS ANGELES

Justin Azevedo, Bud Holloway, Jamie McBain, Robyn Regehr, Andrej Sekera, Jarret Stoll, David Van Der Gulik, Justin Williams.

MINNESOTA

Keith Ballard, Sean Bergenheim, Stu Bickel, Kyle Brodziak, Ryan Carter, John Curry, Devan Dubnyk, Josh Harding, Jordan Leopold, Nate Prosser, Joel Rechlicz, Chris Stewart, Stephane Veilleux.

MONTREAL

Bryan Allen, Davis Drewiske, Andreas Engqvist, Sergei Gonchar, Joey MacDonald, Manny Malhotra, Mike Weaver.

NASHVILLE

Matt Cullen, Atte Engren, Cody Franson, Kevin Henderson, Teemu Laakso, Joe Piskula, Juuso Puustinen, Mike Ribeiro, Mike Santorelli, Mark Van Guilder, Anton Volchenkov.

NEW JERSEY

Steve Bernier, Scott Clemmensen, Mark Fraser, Scott Gomez, Peter Harrold, Martin Havlat, Cam Janssen, Michael Ryder, Bryce Salvador, Tim Sestito, Joe Whitney, Darcy Zajac, Vladimir Zharkov.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Eric Boulton, Matt Carkner, Dustin Jeffrey, Tyler Kennedy, Mark Louis, Tomas Marcinko, Colin McDonald, Kael Mouillierat, Michal Neuvirth, Rhett Rakhshani, Lubomir Visnovsky, Harry Zolnierczyk.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Chris Bourque, Joey Crabb, Matt Hunwick, Michael Kostka, Chris Mueller, James Sheppard, Martin St. Louis, Pavel Valentenko.

OTTAWA

Erik Condra, Aaron Johnson, Brad Mills, Patrick Mullen.

PHILADELPHIA

Carlo Colaiacovo, Ray Emery, Andrew Gordon, Blair Jones, Jay Rosehill, Zack Stortini, Rob Zepp.

PITTSBURGH

Craig Adams, Taylor Chorney, Blake Comeau, Steve Downie, Nick Drazenovic, Andrew Ebbett, Christian Ehrhoff, Thomas Greiss, Maxim Lapierre, Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Paul Martin, Daniel Winnik.

ST. LOUIS

Chris Butler, Patrick Cannone, Adam Cracknell, Benn Ferriero, Colin Fraser, Marcel Goc, Barret Jackman, Olli Jokinen, Jonas Junland, John McCarthy, Zbynek Michalek, Chris Porter.

SAN JOSE

Taylor Fedun, Micheal Haley, Scott Hannan, Matt Irwin, John Scott.

TAMPA BAY

Mike Angelidis, Matthew Corrente, Jean-Philippe Cote, Brenden Morrow.

TORONTO

Troy Bodie, David Booth, Eric Brewer, Joakim Lindstrom, Frazer McLaren, Colton Orr, Zach Sill, Trevor Smith.

VANCOUVER

Will Acton, Shawn Matthias, Cal O'Reilly, Brad Richardson, Bobby Sanguinetti, Tom Sestito.

WASHINGTON

Chris Conner, John Erskine, Eric Fehr, Tim Gleason, Curtis Glencross, Mike Green, Tim Kennedy, Jon Landry, Mike Moore, Kris Newbury, Steve Oleksy, Aaron Volpatti, Joel Ward, Casey Wellman.

WINNIPEG

Julien Brouillette, Peter Budaj, Michael Frolik, T.J. Galiardi, Matt Halischuk, Will O'Neill, Adam Pardy, Jim Slater, Lee Stempniak, Jiri Tlusty

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

Colby Robak.

ARIZONA

None.

BOSTON

Chris Breen, Paul Carey, Justin Florek, Jeremy Smith, Niklas Svedberg, David Warsofsky.

BUFFALO

Matt Hackett.

CALGARY

Mark Cundari.

CAROLINA

Greg Nemisz.

CHICAGO

Drew LeBlanc.

COLORADO

None.

COLUMBUS

Sean Collins, Will Weber.

DALLAS

Cameron Gaunce.

DETROIT

Tom McCollum.

EDMONTON

Kellan Lain.

FLORIDA

Blake Parlett.

LOS ANGELES

Andrew Bodnarchuk.

MINNESOTA

Cody Almond.

MONTREAL

None.

NASHVILLE

None.

NEW JERSEY

Scott Timmins.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Matt Donovan, Brett Gallant, Aaron Ness.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Danny Kristo, Jason Missiaen.

OTTAWA

Carter Camper, Alex Grant, Derek Grant.

PHILADELPHIA

Jason Akeson, Oliver Lauridsen.

PITTSBURGH

Jayson Megna.

ST. LOUIS

Philip McRae, Brent Regner.

SAN JOSE

Travis Oleksuk.

TAMPA BAY

Allen York.

TORONTO

Brandon Kozun, Kevin Marshall.

VANCOUVER

Darren Archibald, Brandon Defazio.

WASHINGTON

Tomas Kundratek, Cameron Schilling.

WINNIPEG

Patrice Cormier, Eric O'Dell.

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

Igor Bobkov, Ryan Faragher, John Kurtz, Antoine Laganiere, Louis Leblanc.

ARIZONA

Mark Arcobello, Greg Carey, Darian Dziurzynski, Philip Lane, Michael Lee, Tye McGinn, John Moore, Mark Visentin.

BOSTON

Rob Flick, Matt Lindblad, Adam Morrison.

BUFFALO

Zac Dalpe, Jordan Samuels-Thomas, Kevin Sundher.

CALGARY

Sena Acolatse, Ben Hanowski, John Ramage.

CAROLINA

Austin Levi, Riley Nash, Beau Schmitz, Jared Staal.

CHICAGO

Matt Carey, Mac Carruth.

COLORADO

Jordan Caron, Mitchell Heard, Markus Lauridsen, Tomas Vincour.

COLUMBUS

Luke Adam, Thomas Larkin, Dana Tyrell.

DALLAS

Scott Glennie, Ludwig Karlsson.

DETROIT

None.

EDMONTON

Keith Aulie, Tyler Bunz, Matt Fraser, Curtis Hamilton, Brad Ross, Frans Tuohimaa.

FLORIDA

Jesse Blacker, Michael Houser, Ryan Martindale, Joshua McFadden, Shayne Taker, Andrew Yogan.

LOS ANGELES

None.

MINNESOTA

Curt Gogol, Colton Jobke.

MONTREAL

Drayson Bowman, Eric Tangradi.

NASHVILLE

Zach Budish, Josh Shalla.

NEW JERSEY

Maxime Clermont, Corbin McPherson.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Jason Clark, Thomas Hickey, Alexandre Mallet, John Persson, Kent Simpson.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Conor Allen.

OTTAWA

Darren Kramer, Garrett Thompson.

PHILADELPHIA

Andrew Johnston, Matthew Konan.

PITTSBURGH

Nicholas D'Agostino, Eric Hartzell, Adam Payerl.

ST. LOUIS

David Shields, Sebastian Wannstrom.

SAN JOSE

Jon-Paul Anderson, Taylor Doherty, Eriah Hayes, Rylan Schwartz.

TAMPA BAY

Mark Barberio, Danick Gauthier, Cody Kunyk, Dan Milan, Dalton Smith.

TORONTO

Eric Knodel, Andrew MacWilliam.

VANCOUVER

Peter Andersson, Cory Conacher, Joacim Eriksson, Brandon McMillan, Ryan Stanton, Yannick Weber, Michael Zalewski.

WASHINGTON

Brandon Anderson, Edward Pasquale, Patrick Wey.

WINNIPEG

Keaton Ellerby, Patrick Holland, Juho Olkinuora.