The Nashville Predators have extended qualifying offers to seven players, Matt Ellison, Ryan Jones, Ryan Maki, Cal O'Reilly, Antti Pihlstrom
, Denis Platonov, and Kelsey Wilson. The seven players have until July 1 to accept their qualifying offers. Any players who do not sign the qualifying offers by July 1 become restricted free agents, giving the Predators the right to match any contract offered.
The NHL's free agency period begins on Wednesday, July 1. Click here
for NHL.com's look at 50 of this year's top free agents.