NHL Teams Potential FA Targets


Atlantic Division

Done Deal: Krug extension reported by IBN earlier in day (via Twitter)

Rumors: Shattenkirk still being pursued ... 

Rumors: Good chance Oilers and Bruins keep talking about FWD's (Eberle/RNH/Yakupov) names talked about

Rumors: Grabner is on the radar


Rumors: Okposo hunt continues .. looks to be in serious talks with Sabres and 3 other teams *DONE DEAL*


Rumors: Some trade chatter with both Avs and Blues 

Rumor: Cam Fowler interest 



Rumors: Matt Martin is on radar

Rumors: Okposo interest price could be little high 

Rumors: Interest in Eberle and Yakupov , Oilers still holding out for big package



Rumors: Some chatter about interest in Troy Brouwer 

Rumors: Some chatter about interest in Matt Martin (he has several teams involved)


Rumors: Some buzz about offer for Backes coming ...

Rumors: Interest in Vanek if price is right 

Rumors: Loui Eriksson another top target , 3-4 teams in on the skilled FWD 

Rumors: Ladd has offers from Islanders and Habs on table

Rumors: Big run at Radulov trying to get him on board fill top 6 FWD need


Rumors: No big names for early FA (July 1st)

Rumors: Sens could pursue Eric Staal if price is cheap

Rumors: Kris Versteeg is on radar at value deal


Rumors: Ben Bishop talks heating up with Stars

Rumors: Roman Polak is drawing some interest


Rumors: After missing on Stamkos, we get some buzz about interest in Duchene and OR Barrie 

Rumors: Still interested in Shattenkirk (price is heavy)

Rumors: Called Islanders about Brock Nelson offer could be made depending on what happens in FA 

Rumors: Interest in Kris Russell if Shattenkirk deal doesn't happen



Metropolitan Division

Rumors: Interest in Vanek 

Rumors: Called about RNH and Yakupov from Oilers

Rumors: Kris Russell is target on the backline 


Rumors: Hartnell available in salary dump type of move

Rumors: DIscussions with Avalanche regarding Barrie/Landeskog 


Rumors: After Hall deal expect another D-Man during Free Agency .. 

Rumors: Some interest in Jason Demers & recently bought out Wisniewski


Rumors: Ladd to Islanders is very close to being done :: Source "Looks like this could get done tonight"

Rumors: Heavy interest in Brock Nelson from around league, Snow not biting as of now.

Rumors: Chimera interest and some speculation he will get call July 1st

Rumors: Seidenberg could interest Islanders if his price has value (Snow) loves older depth d-men .. being lefty shot could hurt though 

Rumor: Eric Staal on cheaper 1-2 year contract to replace Frans will be one of Snow's options


Rumors: Nothing big yet, still buzz about Nash to Western-Conf 

Rumors: Wild called about Stepan , no deal close.. Rangers turned them down twice during draft

Rumors: Small interest in Grabner 

Rumor: Duchene to Rangers had some buzz today wouldn't be shocked if this gains steam through rest of Summer


Rumors: Still waiting on possible big move via trade or free agency

Rumors: Hearing some buzz about Avalance and Oilers (FWD's) having talks with Flyers

Rumors: Don't count out Flyers on Fowler or Shattenkirk if they can move some salary

Rumors: Matt Martin name is being talked about price seems just a tad high

Rumors: Shopping Streit hard (Kings possible) some other teams involved



Rumors: Interest in lower lefel FA's might let dust settle before making calls 

Rumors: Vrbata could be of interest ... Chimera might fit if he takes 2 year deal 

Rumors: MAF is available real slow market , nothing looks imminent on that front


Rumors: Caps had calls on RFA Marcus Johansson , still looking like Caps get him signed

Rumors: Interest in Yakupov some feeling Ovi is pushing organization to free him from Caps 



Central Division

Rumors: Brian Campbell could sign cheap 1 year deal

Rumors: Interest in Eric Stall if he's willing to take low priced deal


Rumors: Duchene is available but price obviously would be very high

Rumors: Barrie doesn't seem to be availble 

Rumors: Interest in JVR from Leafs


Rumors: Interest in Lucic making late charge trying to get him off Oilers train

Rumors: Some interest in Okposo (price may run them out of bidding)

Rumors: Heated discussions involving Bishop from Lightning


Rumors: Interested in Okposo (not frontrunners) still could be very involved early July 1st

Rumors: Backes is another name to watch...

Rumors: Engaged Rangers in trade talks with Stepan being key piece


Rumors: Andrew Ladd is interested but 2 other teams chasing

Rumors: Vanek if price fits what Preds want to do

Rumors: Troy Brouwer could be on radar as backup plan if Ladd bolts


Rumor: Blues contacted Loui Eriksson he has them on radar for July 1st

Rumor: Eric Staal is fallback option

Rumor: Shattenkirk expects to get traded (Flyers/Leafs/Habs/Sabres)



Rumors: Interest in Jared Boll

Rumors: trade talks with Rangers involving Nash

Rumors: Darren Helm's reps have made contact



Pacific Division

Rumors: Fowler being shopped so far Sabres/Avs/Leafs all interested

Rumors: Some interest in Scott Hartnell if CBJ salary dump


Rumors: Kris Russell is peaking the interest of Coyotes

Rumors: Coyotes heavy interest in Shattenkirk offer could be coming


Rumors: Looks like some interest in Eric Staal if price is cheap

Rumors: Backup goalie Chad Johnson has some buzz 


Rumors: Held talks with several teams about Eberle (Flyers/Bruins/Habs/Isles) just to name a few

Rumors: Yakupov avail for right price, heard Habs/Flyers/Panthers/Caps with interest

Rumors: Lucic deal looks close (Stars / Canucks) still in it 

Rumors: Demers is target expect early offer from Oilers


Rumors: Interested in Sattenkirk (contract demands) seem to be little high for Kings

Rumors: Streit is available from Flyers , we did confirm talks are ongoing

Rumors: Roman Polak is one of Kings early targets in free agency 

Rumors: Kings also involved with Matt Martin 


Rumors: Nash trade buzz earlier in month 

Rumors: Interest and possible bidding war with Canucks on Loui Eriksson 

Rumors: Chats about Duchene and Landeskog with Avs


Rumors: Lucic pursuit ongoing.. Oilers still look like front runners

Rumors: Mikkel Boedker will get look depending on how market takes shape July 1st 

Rumors: Loui Eriksson seems to be day 1 target, some chatter Canucks want him badly *DEAL CLOSE*

Rumors: Troy Brouwer looks to be strong possibility July 1st