• Keith Walsh

NHL Free Agency Tracker

July 1, 2019 its noon and the NHL free agency period is now open and players are free to sign wherever they would like. Keep it here to get constant updates on the latest signings and moves.

We had a trade to kick the day off as the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs made a deal.

Ottawa Trades: Cody Ceci, Ben Harpur, Aaron Luchuk, and a 2020 3rd round pick to Toronto for Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown, and Michael Carcone.

Buffalo Trades 2021 3rd round pick to New York Rangers for Jimmy Vesey.

12:00pm EST:

Vancouver Canucks sign defenseman Tyler Myers 5 years $30 Million $6M average a year(AAV).

Dallas Stars sign right winger Corey Perry 1 year $1.5 Million.

Dallas Stars sign center Joe Pavelski 3 years $21 Million $7M AAV.

Tampa Bay Lightning sign defenseman Luke Schenn 1 year $700,000.

Winnipeg Jets sign defenseman Nathan Beaulieu 1 year $1 Million.

Minnesota Wild sign right wing Ryan Hartman 2 year $3.8 Million $1.9M AAV.

Dallas Stars sign defenseman Andrej Sekera 1 year $1.5 Million.

Vancouver Canucks sign defenseman Jordie Benn 2 year $4 Million $2M AAV.

New York Rangers sign right wing Artemi Panarin 7 years $81.5 Million $11.6M AAV.

Nashville Predators sign center Matt Duchene 7 years $56 Million $8M AAV.

San Jose Sharks sign winger Timo Meier 4 years $24 Million $6M AAV.

Minnesota Wild sign right wing Matz Zuccarello 5 years $30 Million $6M AAV.

Pittsburgh Penguins sign right wing Brandon Tanev 6 years $21 Million $3.5M AAV.

Montreal Canadiens sign goalie Keith Kinkaid 1 year $1.75 Million.

Toronto Maple Leafs sign center Jason Spezza 1 year $700,000.

Detroit Red Wings sign center Valtteri Filppula 2 years.

Washington Capitals sign winger Richard Panik 4 years $10 Million $2.5M AAV.

Colorado Avalanche sign winger Joonas Doonskoi 4 years $15 Million $3.9M AAV.

Columbus Blue Jackets sign right wing Gustav Nyquist 4 years $22 Million $5.5M AAV.

1:00pm EST:

Tampa Bay Lightning sign goalie Curtis McEllhinney 2 years $2.6 Million $1.3M AAV.

Florida Panthers sign goalie Sergei Bobrovsky 7 years $70 Million $10M AAV.

Edmonton Oilers sign right wing Alex Chiasson 2 years $4.3 Million $2.15M AAV.

Philadelphia Flyers sign winger Andy Andreoff 2 years $750,000 AAV.

Philadelphia Flyers sign right wing Kurtis Gabriel 1 year $700,000.

Philadelphia Flyers sign defenseman Nate Prosser 2 years $700,000 AAV.

Colorado Avalanche sign center Pierre Edouard Bellemare 2 years $3.6 Million $1.8M AAV.

Calgary Flames sign goalie Cam Talbot 1 year $2.75 Million.

Edmonton Oilers sign goalie Mike Smith 1 year $2 Million.

Ottawa Senators sign winger Tyler Ennis 1 year $800,000.

New Jersey Devils sign left wing Wayne Simmonds 1 year $5 Million.

2:00pm EST:

Edmonton Oilers sign winger Tomas Jurco to a 1 year deal.

Florida Panthers sign defenseman Anton Stralman 3 years $16.5 Million $5.5M AAV.

Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Patrik Nemeth 2 years $6 Million $3M AAV.

Detroit Red Wings sign goalie Calvin Pickard to a 2 year deal.

2:42pm EST:


Montreal Canadiens have extended an offer sheet to RFA Sebastian Aho from the Carolina Hurricanes.The offer is a 5 year deal for $42 Million $8.4M AAV. The Hurricanes will have 7 days to match the offer or Aho will join the Canadiens and they will have to give Carolina a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd round pick.

3:00pm EST:


4:00pm EST:

Boston Bruins sign right wing Brett Ritchie 1 year $1 Million.

Washington Capitals sign left wing Brendan Leipsic 1 year $700,000.

St.Louis Blues sign Michael Vecchione 1 year $700,000.

New York Islanders sign left wing Anders Lee 7 years $49 Million $7M AAV.

Calgary Flames sign center Byron Froese 1 year $700,000.

Los Angeles Kings sign defenseman Joakim Ryan 1 year $725,000

Los Angeles Kings sign right wing Martin Frk 1 year $700,000.

5:00pm EST:

Tampa Bay Lightning sign goalie Scott Wedgewood 1 year $700,000.

Tampa Bay Lightning sign center Chris Mueller 1 year $700,000.

Vegas Golden Knights sign left wing Tyrell Goalbourne 2 years $1.4 Million $700,000 AAV.

Vegas Golden Knights sign defenseman Jaycob Megna 1 year $700,000.

Chicago Blackhawks sign goalie Robin Lehner 1 year $5 Million.

New York Islanders sign goalie Semyon Varlamov to a 4 year deal.

Carolina Hurricanes sign goalie Petr Mrazek 2 years $6.25 Million $3.1M AAV.

That's a wrap on my coverage for the first day of NHL Free Agency. I will continue to update when there are any big moves or signings so make sure you follow Ginger Thread on all social media!



The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Nazem Kadri, Calle Rosen and a 3rd round pick in 2020 to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Tyson Barrie, Alex Kerfoot and a 6th round pick in 2020. Colorado is also retaining 50% of Tyson Barries contract an AAV of $5.5M. This per Dan Rosen.


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