2014 NHL Free Agent Activity

As always the July 1st date is becoming a date that hockey fans a re circling on their calendars.  It marks the start of the NHL’s free agency period where there tends to be a lot of activity with teams.  Here is a look at the activity the past month.

2014 NHL Free Agency Activity

So far the free agent that has cashed in the most is Steve Ott who signed with the St. Louis Blues for two years for a total of $5.2 million.  There are still a handful of free agents out there who are available but with the tight cap space for some team, GMs and owners are going to have to get creative when dropping salary.

Jul 19 Stempniak, Lee RW Pittsburgh NY Rangers $900K 1 $900K
Jul 17 Curry, John G Minnesota Minnesota n/a 1 n/a
Jul 16 Ferriero, Benn RW Vancouver St. Louis $600K 1 $600K
Jul 16 Butler, Chris D Calgary St. Louis $650K 1 $650K
Jul 15 Roy, Derek C St. Louis Nashville $1M 1 $1M
Jul 15 Ribeiro, Mike C Phoenix Nashville $1.005M 1 $1.005M
Jul 11 Moss, David RW Phoenix Phoenix $800K 1 $800K
Jul 11 Morrow, Brenden LW St. Louis Tampa Bay $1.55M 1 $1.55M
Jul 10 Smith, Trevor C Toronto Toronto $550K 1 $550K
Jul 10 Hannan, Scott D San Jose San Jose $1M 1 $1M
Jul 10 Lerg, Bryan LW Colorado San Jose $575K 1 $575K
Jul 10 Haley, Micheal C NY Rangers San Jose $600K 1 $600K
Jul 10 Cleary, Dan LW Detroit Detroit $1.5M 1 $1.5M
Jul 10 Ott, Steve C St. Louis St. Louis $5.2M 2 $2.6M
Jul 9 Heatley, Dany LW Minnesota Anaheim $1M 1 $1M
Jul 8 Grant, Alex D Ottawa Ottawa $700K 1 $700K
Jul 8 Corrente, Matt D Carolina Tampa Bay $550K 1 $550K
Jul 7 Volchenkov, Anton D New Jersey Nashville $1M 1 $1M
Jul 5 Cannone, Pat C St. Louis St. Louis $550K 1 $550K
Jul 5 Sutter, Brett LW Carolina Minnesota $1.2M 2 $600K
Jul 5 Piskula, Joe D Nashville Nashville $550K 1 $550K
Jul 5 McNeill, Patrick D Columbus Phoenix $550K 1 $550K
Jul 4 Bodie, Troy LW Toronto Toronto $600K 1 $600K
Jul 4 Legwand, David C Detroit Ottawa $6M 2 $3M
Jul 4 VandeVelde, Chris C Philadelphia Philadelphia $575K 1 $575K
Jul 4 McCarthy, John LW San Jose St. Louis $600K 1 $600K
Jul 4 Newbury, Kris C Philadelphia Washington $550K 1 $550K
Jul 4 Kennedy, Tim LW Phoenix Washington $550K 1 $550K
Jul 4 Holmstrom, Ben C Philadelphia Carolina $600K 1 $600K
Jul 3 Tarnasky, Nick C Montreal NY Rangers $1.15M 2 $575K