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Fantasy: Potential unrestricted free agents in 2020

Hall, Josi among elite players entering contract year; Capitals have Backstrom, Holtby on list

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / NHL.com Senior Fantasy Editor

NHL.com has identified the fantasy-relevant players at each position who can become unrestricted free agents on July 1, 2020. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

 

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NOTE: Players who signed one-year contracts on or after July 1 (e.g. Robin Lehner, Wayne Simmonds, Kevin Shattenkirk) have been excluded from this list for now.

 

FORWARDS

Taylor Hall, LW, NJD
NHL.com rank: 27

Nicklas Backstrom, C, WSH
NHL.com rank: 63

Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW, FLA
NHL.com rank: 92

Brayden Schenn, C/LW, STL
NHL.com rank: 111

Mike Hoffman, LW/RW, FLA
NHL.com rank: 119

Mikael Granlund, C/LW/RW, NSH
NHL.com rank: 156

Chris Kreider, LW, NYR
NHL.com rank: 158

Alex Galchenyuk, C/LW, PIT
NHL.com rank: 177

Zack Kassian, RW, EDM
NHL.com rank: 240

Tyler Toffoli, RW, LAK
NHL.com rank: N/A

Mikko Koivu, C, MIN
NHL.com rank: N/A

Michael Frolík, LW/RW, CGY
NHL.com rank: N/A

Craig Smith, RW, NSH
NHL.com rank: N/A

Charlie Coyle, C/RW, BOS
NHL.com rank: N/A

Erik Haula, C/LW, CAR
NHL.com rank: N/A

Carl Soderberg, C, ARI
NHL.com rank: N/A

 

DEFENSEMEN

Roman Josi, NSH
NHL.com rank: 36

Tyson Barrie, TOR
NHL.com rank: 55

Torey Krug, BOS
NHL.com rank: 78

Erik Gustafsson, CHI
NHL.com rank: 85

Alex Pietrangelo, STL
NHL.com rank: 97

Jake Muzzin, TOR
NHL.com rank: 161

Justin Faulk, CAR
NHL.com rank: 187

Mike Green, DET
NHL.com rank: 200

Jared Spurgeon, MIN
NHL.com rank: 238

Justin Schultz, PIT
NHL.com rank: 242

Sami Vatanen, NJD
NHL.com rank: N/A

TJ Brodie, CGY
NHL.com rank: N/A

 

GOALIES

Braden Holtby, WSH
NHL.com rank: 62

Corey Crawford, CHI
NHL.com rank: 133

Thomas Greiss, NYI
NHL.com rank: 136

Darcy Kuemper, ARI
NHL.com rank: 146

Jacob Markstrom, VAN
NHL.com rank: 170

Jimmy Howard, DET
NHL.com rank: 199

Jaroslav Halak, BOS
NHL.com rank: N/A

Anton Khudobin, DAL
NHL.com rank: N/A

Craig Anderson, OTT
NHL.com rank: N/A
 

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