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2011 Official Free Agent List


Also see: Free agent signings tracker | Players signed prior to free agency

Below is a list of players, who, effective July 1, became free agents.

Names will be removed from this list as the players sign with their respective Clubs.

Some players whose names appear on this list may recently have signed with their respective Clubs; however, their contracts had not yet been filed with the League.

  Anaheim Ducks

Group 3 UFAs: Ray Emery, Todd Marchant, Joel Perrault, Jarkko Ruutu.
UFAs: John Degray, Ryan Hillier, Jean-Philippe Levasseur, Eric Regan, Nigel Williams.


  Boston Bruins

Group 2 FAs: Andrew Bodnarchuk, Stefan Chaput.
Group 3 UFAs: Shane Hnidy, Kirk MacDonald, Mark Recchi, Jeremy Reich, Nolan Schaefer.
Group 6 UFAs: David Laliberte.
UFAs: Matt Dalton, Cody Wild.


  Buffalo Sabres

Group 2 FAs: Dennis McCauley.
Group 3 UFAs: Mike Grier, Patrick Lalime, Rob Niedermayer.


  Calgary Flames

Group 3 UFAs: Staffan Kronvall, Tomi Maki, Fredrik Modin, Brendan Morrison, Steve Staios.
Group 6 UFAs: Kris Chucko, Cam Cunning, Matt Keetley, Ryan Stone.
UFAs: John Armstrong, Gord Baldwin, Hugo Carpentier, Josh Meyers.


  Carolina Hurricanes

Group 2 FAs: Oskar Osala.
Group 3 UFAs: Brandon Nolan, Cory Stillman.
Group 6 UFAs: Casey Borer, Nick Dodge, Zack Fitzgerald.
UFAs: Troy Bodie.


  Chicago Blackhawks

Group 2 FAs: Chris Campoli, Brian Connelly, Ivan Vishnevskiy.
Group 3 UFAs: Jassen Cullimore, Jordan Hendry, Ryan Johnson, Fernando Pisani, Hannu Toivonen, Marty Turco.
UFAs: Mathis Olimb.


  Colorado Avalanche

Group 2 FAs:
Group 3 UFAs: Adam Foote, John Grahame, David Koci.
Group 6 UFAs: Shawn Belle, Julian Talbot.
UFAs: Tom Fritsche, Ray Macias, Harrison Reed.


  Columbus Blue Jackets

Group 3 UFAs: Chris Clark, Trevor Frischmon, David LeNeveu, Greg Moore, Craig Rivet.
Group 6 UFAs: Jonathan Sigalet.
UFAs: Petr Kalus, Tomas Kana, Michael Ratchuk, Anton Stralman, Gustaf Wesslau.


  Dallas Stars

Group 3 UFAs: Brent Krahn, Brian Sutherby.
Group 6 UFAs: Trevor Ludwig.
UFAs: Guillaume Monast.


  Detroit Red Wings

Group 2 FAs: Dick Axelsson, Francis Pare.
Group 3 UFAs: Kris Draper, Ilari Filppula, Mike Modano, Chris Osgood, Ole-Kristian Tollefsen.
Group 6 UFAs: Sergei Kolosov, Jamie Tardif.
UFAs: Jordan Owens.


  Edmonton Oilers

Group 2 FAs: Liam Reddox.
Group 3 UFAs: Martin Gerber, Steve MacIntyre, Brad Moran, Ben Ondrus, Jason Strudwick.
Group 6 UFAs: Gregory Stewart.
UFAs: Jordan Bendfeld, Matt Marquardt, Kevin Montgomery, Bryan Pitton.


  Florida Panthers

Group 2 FAs: Michael Caruso, Shawn Matthias, Tyler Plante.
Group 3 UFAs: Joe Callahan, Ryan Carter, Triston Grant, Hugh Jessiman, Sergei Samsonov, Bill Thomas.
UFAs: Steve Bernier, Brady Calla, James Delory, T.J. Fast, Jordan Knackstedt, Jeff Lovecchio.


  Los Angeles Kings

Group 2 FAs: Drew Doughty, Corey Elkins, Johan Fransson, Bud Holloway, David Meckler, Oscar Moller.
Group 3 UFAs: Peter Harrold, John Zeiler.
UFAs: Rob Bordson.


  Minnesota Wild

Group 2 FAs: Justin Falk, Jarod Palmer, Jeff Penner, James Sheppard, Casey Wellman.
Group 3 UFAs: Jean-Michel Daoust, John Madden, Antti Miettinen.
Group 6 UFAs: Robbie Earl, Jamie Fraser.


  Montreal Canadiens

Group 2 FAs: Kyle Klubertanz.
Group 3 UFAs: Marvin Degon, Paul Mara, Alexander Perezhogin, Brent Sopel.
UFAs: Dustin Boyd, Nigel Dawes.


  Nashville Predators

Group 2 FAs: Linus Klasen.
Group 3 UFAs: Steve Begin, Matt Ellison, Aaron Johnson, Brett Palin.
Group 6 UFAs: Grant Lewis, Kelsey Wilson.
UFAs: Dan Gendur, Mark Santorelli.


  New Jersey Devils

Group 2 FAs: Matthew Corrente, Mark Fraser, Jeff Frazee, Maxim Noreau, Nathan Perkovich, Matt Taormina, Steven Zalewski, Vladimir Zharkov.
Group 3 UFAs: Rob Davison, Adam Mair, Bradley Mills, Chad Wiseman.
Group 6 UFAs: Olivier Magnan-Grenier, Tim Sestito.
UFAs: Anssi Salmela.


  New York Islanders

Group 2 FAs:
Group 3 UFAs: Andy Hilbert, Joel Martin, Doug Weight, Jeremy Yablonski.
UFAs: Robin Figren, Rob Hisey, Dustin Kohn.


  New York Rangers

Group 2 FAs: Stu Bickel, Chad Johnson, Andreas Thuresson.
Group 3 UFAs: Alexander Frolov, Bryan McCabe, Todd White, Jeremy Williams.
UFAs: Devin Didiomete, Tysen Dowzak, Matt McCue.


  Ottawa Senators

Group 2 FAs: Geoff Kinrade, Roman Wick.
Group 3 UFAs: Michal Barinka, Andre Benoit, Mike Brodeur, David Hale, Ryan Keller, Pascal Leclaire, Marek Svatos.
UFAs: Jason Bailey


  Philadelphia Flyers

Group 3 UFAs: Nick Boynton, Patrick Thoresen, Nikolay Zherdev.
UFAs: Garrett Klotz, Brian Stewart.


  Phoenix Coyotes

Group 2 FAs: Jonas Ahnelov, Kyle Turris.
Group 3 UFAs: Ryan Hollweg, Petr Prucha.
Group 6 UFAs: Matt Clackson.
UFAs: Joel Gistedt, Josh Lunden, Jeff May.


  Pittsburgh Penguins

Group 2 FAs: Brad Thiessen.
Group 3 UFAs: Mike Comrie, John Curry, Daniel Fernholm, Andrew Hutchinson, Alex Kovalev, Steve Wagner.
Group 6 UFAs: Tim Wallace.
UFAs: Joey Haddad.


  St. Louis Blues

Group 3 UFAs: Graham Mink, Dave Scatchard, Dave Spina.
Group 6 UFAs: Tyson Strachan.


  San Jose Sharks

Group 2 FAs: John McCarthy.
Group 3 UFAs: T.J. Trevelyan, Niclas Wallin.
UFAs: Patrick Davis, Kevin Henderson, Carter Hutton, Joe Loprieno, Nick Schaus, Michael Swift.


  Tampa Bay Lightning

Group 2 FAs: Johan Harju, Riku Helenius.
Group 3 UFAs: Chris Durno, Mitchell Fritz.
UFAs: Alex Berry, Stefano Giliati, Vladimir Mihalik, Levi Nelson, Kevin Quick.


  Toronto Maple Leafs

Group 2 FAs:
Group 3 UFAs: Fredrik Sjostrom, Aaron Voros.
Group 6 UFAs: Alex Foster.
UFAs: Fabian Brunnstrom, Brayden Irwin.


  Vancouver Canucks

Group 2 FAs: Sergei Shirokov.
Group 3 UFAs: Colby Genoway, Nathan Paetsch, Jeff Tambellini, Tyler Weiman.
UFAs: Mario Bliznak, MacGregor Sharp.


  Washington Capitals

Group 3 UFAs: Brian Fahey, Todd Ford, Jakub Klepis, Michael Nylander.
UFAs: Trevor Bruess, Joe Finley, Josh Godfrey.


  Winnipeg Jets

Group 2 FAs: None.
Group 3 UFAs: Eric Boulton, Jason Krog, Freddy Meyer, Jared Ross, Jaime Sifers, Noah Welch.
UFAs: Andrew Kozek, Ian McKenzie, Rob Schremp.





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