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Martin Necas of the Carolina Hurricanes was one of 14 restricted free agents who filed for salary arbitration Friday, according to the NHL Players' Association.

The 25-year-old forward had 53 points (24 goals, 29 assists) in 77 regular-season games last season, and had nine points (four goals, five assists) in 11 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Notable players who filed include goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (Buffalo Sabres), defenseman Ryan Lindgren (New York Rangers) and forward Kirill Marchenko (Columbus Blue Jackets).

Salary arbitration hearings will be held from July 20-Aug. 4. A player can sign a contract with his current team any time before his hearing.

Defenseman Jake Christiansen (Columbus Blue Jackets) signed a one-year contract July 10 to avoid a scheduled hearing. Defensemen Ty Emberson (San Jose Sharks) signed a one-year contract and J.J. Moser (Tampa Bay Lightning) signed a two-year contract on July 11, and goalie Jet Greaves (Blue Jackets) signed a two-year contract July 13.

Last offseason, 22 restricted free agents filed for salary arbitration. Goalies Jeremy Swayman (Boston Bruins) and Ilya Samsonov (Toronto Maple Leafs), and forward Philipp Kurashev (Chicago Blackhawks) were the only players awarded a contract by an independent arbitrator following their hearings.

Here is the list of players who filed for salary arbitration (hearing dates have not been announced):

Buffalo Sabres
Beck Malenstyn, F
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, G

Carolina Hurricanes
Jack Drury, F
Martin Necas, F

Columbus Blue Jackets
Jake Christiansen, D (signed July 10)
Jet Greaves, G (signed July 13)
Kirill Marchenko, F

Detroit Red Wings
Joe Veleno, F

Nashville Predators
Spencer Stastney, D

New York Islanders
Oliver Wahlstrom, F

New York Rangers
Ryan Lindgren, D

San Jose Sharks
Ty Emberson, D (signed July 11)

Tampa Bay Lightning
J.J. Moser, D (signed July 11)

Toronto Maple Leafs
Connor Dewar, F

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