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FREE AGENCY: Oilers off-season movement tracker

Follow along for the Oilers additions and subtractions throughout the summer

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - Follow along for the Oilers additions and subtractions throughout the summer.

Oilers Group 2 Free Agents: Darnell Nurse, Anton Slepyshev (signed to KHL; Oilers retain rights), Ryan Strome (re-signed on July 6).

Oilers Group 3 Free Agents: Yohann Auvitu (signed to KHL), Michael Cammalleri, Mark Fayne, Roman Horak.

Oilers Group 6 Free Agents: Laurent Brossoit (to Winnipeg), Grayson Downing, Brian Ferlin, Joey Laleggia (to St. Louis), Dillon Simpson (to Columbus).

Video: RAW | Peter Chiarelli Free Agency Avail

ADDITIONS:

  • Oilers sign Strome >> READ

  • Oilers sign Brodziak  >> READ

  • Oilers sign Rieder >> READ

  • Oilers sign Gravel  >> READ

  • Oilers extend qualifying offers to three >> READ

  • Oilers acquire Hawkey from Montreal >> READ

  • Oilers agree to terms with Benning >> READ

  • Oilers agree to terms with Caggiula >> READ

  • Oilers acquire Nolan Vesey from Toronto >> READ

  • Oilers sign Russell >> READ

  • Condors sign five to AHL contracts >> READ

  • Oilers sign Lowe >> READ

  • Oilers sign Joel Persson >> READ

  • Oilers sign Skinner >> READ

  • Oilers sign Vesel >> READ

  • Oilers agree to terms with Mikko Koskinen >> READ

  • Oilers sign Rattie >> READ

SUBTRACTIONS:

  • Yohann Auvitu signs with HC Sochi on July 2

  • Anton Slepyshev signs with CSKA Moscow on July 2 (Oilers retain rights)

  • Iiro Pakarinen signs with Metallurg Magnitogorsk on July 2

  • Joey Laleggia signs with St. Louis Blues on July 1

  • Oilers place Gryba on unconditional waivers >> READ

Video: AUDIO | Tobias Rieder Interview

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2019:

Jesse Puljujarvi

Ty Rattie

Jujhar Khaira

Pontus Aberg

Cam Talbot

Mikko Koskinen

Al Montoya

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2020:

Zack Kassian

Drake Caggiula

Matt Benning

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2021:

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Andrej Sekera

Adam Larsson

Kris Russell

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2023:

Milan Lucic

Oscar Klefbom

Video: AUDIO | Kevin Gravel Interview


Here is some more info on the types of free agents and compensation (from the NHL):

    FREE AGENTS SUBJECT TO COMPENSATION AND RIGHT TO MATCH - GROUP 2

    The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by the new Club:

    OFFER                                          COMPENSATION

    $1,339,575 or below                       None

    Over $1,339,575 to $2,029,659      Third-round choice

    Over $2,029,659 to $4,059,322      Second-round choice

    Over $4,059,322 to $6,088,980      First-round and third-round choice

    Over $6,088,980 to $8,118,641      First-round, second-round and third-round choice

    Over $8,118,641 to $10,148,302    Two first-round choices, one second- and one third-round choice

    Over $10,148,302                           Four first-round choices

    UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS - GROUP 3

    The following players have qualified for Group 3 Free Agency (age 27 or older or with at least seven Accrued Seasons) and are Unrestricted Free Agents.

    UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS - GROUP 6

    The following players qualify for unrestricted free agency, having met the requirements for Group 6 free agency. This group is defined as players whose contracts have expired, are age 25 or older, have completed three or more professional seasons, and (i) in the case of a player other than a goaltender, have played fewer than 80 NHL games (regular-season and playoff), or (ii) in the case of a goaltender, have played fewer than 28 NHL games (regular-season and playoff). Please note that these amounts are subject to pro-rating due to the 48-game season in 2012-13.

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