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Fantasy: Potential restricted free agents in 2019

Elite forwards Laine, Marner, Rantanen will need new contracts; Rittich leads list of goalies

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy has identified fantasy-relevant players that can become restricted free agents July 1, 2019. These players could have extra motivation with a chance to earn new contracts next offseason. Fantasy owners should use this list as a basis for team evaluation, transactions and keeper decisions. For more fantasy coverage, visit


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NOTE: Players are listed in the order of rank.



Mikko Rantanen, RW, COL rank: 10

Mitchell Marner, C/RW, TOR rank: 16

Brayden Point, C, TBL rank: 19

Sebastian Aho, C/LW/RW, CAR rank: 33

Matthew Tkachuk, LW, CGY rank: 41

Timo Meier, LW/RW, SJS rank: 61

Brock Boeser, RW, VAN rank: 64

Patrik Laine, LW/RW, WPG rank: 65

Kyle Connor, LW, WPG rank: 84

William Karlsson, C/LW, VGK rank: 136

Travis Konecny, C/LW/RW, PHI rank: 158

Jakub Vrana, LW/RW, WSH rank: 173

Kevin Fiala, LW/RW, MIN rank: N/R

Kasperi Kapanen, RW, TOR rank: N/R

Anthony Beauvillier, C/LW, NYI rank: N/R

Nick Schmaltz, C/LW, ARI (INJ.) rank: N/R



Zach Werenski, CBJ rank: 134

Jacob Trouba, WPG rank: 160

Charlie McAvoy, BOS rank: 186

Ivan Provorov, PHI rank: N/R

Esa Lindell, DAL rank: N/R

Will Butcher, NJD rank: N/R



David Rittich, CGY rank: 121

Jordan Binnington, STL rank: 122

Linus Ullmark, BUF rank: 179

Joonas Korpisalo, CBJ rank: N/R

Thatcher Demko, VAN (INJ.) rank: N/R


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