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Fantasy: Potential unrestricted free agents in 2019

Sharks, Blue Jackets, Islanders have multiple relevant players who can hit market July 1

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / Senior Fantasy Editor has identified the fantasy-relevant players at each position that can become UFAs on July 1, 2019, along with their current rank for the rest of this season. Fantasy owners should use this list as a basis for team evaluation, add/drop decisions and trade proposals. For more fantasy coverage, visit


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Artemi Panarin, LW, CBJ rank: 18

Jeff Skinner, C/LW, BUF rank: 37

Joe Pavelski, C/RW, SJS rank: 39

Matt Duchene, C, CBJ rank: 58

Anders Lee, LW, NYI rank: 111

Joe Thornton, C, SJS rank: 127

Gustav Nyquist, LW/RW, SJS rank: 129

Wayne Simmonds, RW, NSH rank: 135

Justin Williams, RW, CAR rank: 141

Kevin Hayes, C, WPG rank: 168

Brock Nelson, C/LW, NYI rank: 185

Mats Zuccarello, RW, DAL rank: N/A (INJ.)

Marcus Johansson, LW, BOS rank: N/A (INJ.)

Micheal Ferland, LW/RW, CAR rank: N/A (INJ.)

Ryan Dzingel, LW/RW, CBJ rank: N/A

Jordan Eberle, C/RW, NYI rank: N/A

Derick Brassard, C/LW, COL rank: N/A



Erik Karlsson, SJS rank: N/A (INJ.)

Alexander Edler, VAN rank: 190

Jake Gardiner, TOR rank: N/A (INJ.)



Sergei Bobrovsky, CBJ rank: 78

Robin Lehner, NYI rank: 106

Semyon Varlamov, COL rank: 122

Curtis McElhinney, CAR rank: 137

Petr Mrazek, CAR rank: 151

Brian Elliott, PHI rank: 161

Mike Smith, CGY rank: 174

Cam Talbot, PHI rank: N/A

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