Official 2013 list of available free agents

Saturday, 10.12.2013 / 6:02 PM NHL.com

NOTE: Below is a list of players, who, effective July 5, became free agents.

The National Hockey League has 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.

Anaheim Ducks

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Stephen Dixon, Jordan Hendry, Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Matthew Lombardi, Toni Lydman, Geoff Platt, Matt Smaby, David Steckel, Kyle Wilson, Petteri Wirtanen.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Josh Brittain, Marco Cousineau, Matt Kennedy, Ryan Parent.

Boston Bruins

Group 2 FAs: Jordan Caron, Kevan Miller.

Group 3 UFAs: Garnet Exelby, Christian Hanson, Jay Pandolfo, Wade Redden, Jamie Tardif, Trent Whitfield.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Colby Cohen, Kaspars Daugavins.

Buffalo Sabres

Group 2 FAs: Cody Hodgson.

Group 3 UFAs: Jochen Hecht, Paul Szczechura.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Jacob Lagace, Drew Schiestel.

Calgary Flames

Group 2 FAs: Carter Bancks.

Group 3 UFAs: Anton Babchuk, Brett Carson, Roman Cervenka, Krys Kolanos, Daniel Taylor, Ben Walter.

Group 6 UFAs: Leland Irving, Mike Testwuide.

UFAs: Akim Aliu, Bryan Cameron, Brady Lamb, Gaelan Patterson.

Carolina Hurricanes

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Marc-Andre Bergeron, Tim Brent, Chad LaRose, Tim Wallace.

Group 6 UFAs: Bobby Sanguinetti.

UFAs: Marc-Andre Gragnani, AJ Jenks, Justin Krueger, John Muse, Andreas Nodl, Lukas Pither, Joseph Sova.

Chicago Blackhawks

Group 2 FAs: Shawn Lalonde.

Group 3 UFAs: Henrik Karlsson, Jamal Mayers.

Group 6 UFAs: Alec Richards.

UFAs: Joe Lavin, Maxime Sauve.

Colorado Avalanche

Group 2 FAs: Brad Malone, Tomas Vincour, Luke Walker.

Group 3 UFAs: Milan Hejduk, Chuck Kobasew, Thomas Pock, Sean Sullivan, Bill Thomas.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Joel Chouinard, Mike Connolly.

Columbus Blue Jackets

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Adrian Aucoin, Matthew Ford, Andrew Joudrey, Michael Leighton, Vaclav Prospal.

Group 6 UFAs: Ryan Russell.

UFAs: Steven Delisle, Colton Gillies, Patrick Killeen, Theo Ruth, Allen York.

Dallas Stars

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Maxime Fortunus, Tyler Sloan.

Group 6 UFAs: Carl Sneep.

UFAs: Tyler Beskorowany, Jace Coyle, Mathieu Tousignant, Tom Wandell.

Detroit Red Wings

Group 2 FAs: Tom McCollum.

Group 3 UFAs: Daniel Larsson, Ian White.

Group 6 UFAs: Jan Mursak, Francis Pare, Jordan Pearce.

UFAs: Brent Raedeke.

Edmonton Oilers

Group 2 FAs: Teemu Hartikainen, Niko Hovinen, Antti Tyrvainen.

Group 3 UFAs: Darcy Hordichuk, Tanner House, Lennart Petrell, Liam Reddox, Jerred Smithson, Garrett Stafford, Andy Sutton.

Group 6 UFAs: Chris VandeVelde.

UFAs: Philippe Cornet, Alex Plante, Colten Teubert.

Florida Panthers

Group 2 FAs: Michael Caruso, Jonathan Rheault.

Group 3 UFAs: Andre Deveaux, Dov Grumet-Morris, Martin Lojek, Sergei Shirokov, Jose Theodore.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Brian Foster, Peter Mueller, Brendon Nash.

Los Angeles Kings

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Anthony Stewart.

Group 6 UFAs: David Meckler.

UFAs: Stefan Legein.

Minnesota Wild

Group 2 FAs: Justin Fontaine, Carson McMillan, Kyle Medvec.

Group 3 UFAs: Brett Clark, Jeff Deslauriers, Dennis Endras, Jarod Palmer.

Group 6 UFAs: David McIntyre.

UFAs: Joel Broda.

Montreal Canadiens

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Colby Armstrong, Jason Desantis, Kyle Klubertanz, Petteri Nokelainen.

Group 6 UFAs: Blake Geoffrion.

UFAs: Ian Schultz, Joe Stejskal.

Nashville Predators

Group 2 FAs: Daniel Bang, Juuso Puustinen.

Group 3 UFAs: Scott Ford, Linus Klasen, Chris Mason.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Jack Maclellan, Chet Pickard, Ben Ryan.

New Jersey Devils

Group 2 FAs: Mike Hoeffel, Dan Kelly, Keith Kinkaid, Harri Pesonen, Mike Sislo.

Group 3 UFAs: Matt Anderson, Jay Leach, Nathan Perkovich, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Steve Sullivan, Chad Wiseman.

Group 6 UFAs: Jeff Frazee, Steven Zalewski.

UFAs: Jean-Sebastien Berube.

New York Islanders

Group 2 FAs: David Ullstrom.

Group 3 UFAs: Keith Aucoin, Sean Backman, Brad Boyes, Radek Martinek, Nathan McIver, Marty Reasoner, Blair Riley.

Group 6 UFAs: Ty Wishart.

UFAs: Shane Harper.

New York Rangers

Group 2 FAs: Brandon Mashinter.

Group 3 UFAs: Steve Eminger, Roman Hamrlik, Mike Vernace.

Group 6 UFAs: Logan Pyett.

UFAs: Jyri Niemi, Nick Palmieri, Michael Sauer.

Ottawa Senators

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Hugh Jessiman, Geoff Kinrade, Guillaume Latendresse, Mike Lundin, Roman Wick.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Louie Caporusso.

Philadelphia Flyers

Group 2 FAs: Eric Wellwood.

Group 3 UFAs: Brian Boucher, Ruslan Fedotenko, Kurtis Foster, Simon Gagne, Kent Huskins, Mike Knuble, Andreas Lilja, Jody Shelley, Matt Walker.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Blake Kessel, Mitch Wahl.

Phoenix Coyotes

Group 2 FAs: Mathieu Brodeur, Maxim Goncharov, Brett Hextall, Mark Louis, Brandon McMillan, Andy Miele.

Group 3 UFAs: Matt Clackson, Alexander Nikulin.

UFAs: Scott Arnold.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Group 2 FAs: Brian Gibbons, Riley Holzapfel, Zach Sill.

Group 3 UFAs: Philippe Dupuis, Mark Eaton, Chad Kolarik, Warren Peters, Dylan Reese, Brad Thiessen.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Keven Veilleux.

St. Louis Blues

Group 2 FAs: Cade Fairchild, Evgeny Grachev, Philip McRae, Alex Pietrangelo, Tyler Shattock.

Group 3 UFAs: T.J. Hensick, Jamie Langenbrunner, Andy McDonald, Andrew Murray, Scott Nichol, Jeff Woywitka.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Jay Barriball, Stefan Della Rovere, Paul Karpowich, Jani Lajunen, Anthony Nigro, Brett Sonne.

San Jose Sharks

Group 2 FAs: Nick Petrecki.

Group 3 UFAs: Danny Groulx.

UFAs: Tommy Grant, Thomas Heemskerk.

Tampa Bay Lightning

Group 2 FAs: Dan Sexton.

Group 3 UFAs: Mathieu Garon, Johan Harju, Jean-Francois Jacques, Martins Karsums, Mathieu Roy.

Group 6 UFAs: Evan Oberg.

UFAs: Alex Hutchings, Brendan Mikkelson, Pat Nagle.

Toronto Maple Leafs

Group 2 FAs: Spencer Abbott, Leo Komarov.

Group 3 UFAs: Tim Connolly, Ryan O'Byrne.

Group 6 UFAs: Simon Gysbers, Jussi Rynnas, Greg Scott.

UFAs: Tyler Brenner, Mark Owuya.

Vancouver Canucks

Group 2 FAs: Kellan Lain, Anton Rodin, Bill Sweatt.

Group 3 UFAs: Andrew Alberts, Cam Barker, Manny Malhotra, Jim Vandermeer.

Group 6 UFAs: None.

UFAs: Derek Joslin, Prab Rai, Stefan Schneider.

Washington Capitals

Group 2 FAs: None.

Group 3 UFAs: Dane Byers, Tom Poti, Ryan Potulny, Dany Sabourin, Wojtek Wolski.

Group 6 UFAs: Mike Carman.

UFAs: Danick Paquette, Mattias Sjogren, Dustin Stevenson.

Winnipeg Jets

Group 2 FAs: Alexander Burmistrov, Tomas Kubalik, Arturs Kulda.

Group 3 UFAs: Nik Antropov, Mark Dekanich, Brett Festerling, Aaron Gagnon, Jason Jaffray, Derek Meech, Antti Miettinen, Kyle Wellwood.

Group 6 UFAs: Ben Maxwell.

UFAs: Christopher Carrozzi, Jason Gregoire, Maxime Macenauer, Will O'Neill.

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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

$1,110,249 or below None

Over $1,110,249 to $1,682,194 3rd-round choice

Over $1,682,194 to $3,364,391 2nd-round choice

Over $3,364,391 to $5,046,585 1st-round and 3rd-round choice

Over $5,046,585 to $6,728,781 1st-round, 2nd-round and 3rd-round choice

Over $6,728,781 to $8,410,976 Two 1st-round choices, one 2nd- and one 3rd-round choice

Over $8,410,976 Four first-round choices

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.

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 less than 80 NHL games (regular-season and playoff), or (ii) in the case of a goaltender, have played less 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.

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.

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