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NHL free agency: A list of available post-lockout free agents

The lockout is over, and although most of free agency is done until summer, there are still some players lingering on the market.


The NHL lockout is over, and now the league's 30 teams are ready to get back to regular business. Free agency was mostly completed prior to the lockout, but some teams still have some unfinished business to wrap up.

For teams like the Montreal Canadiens, Dallas Stars and New York Rangers, one of the first things they need to take care of is re-signing a few stars that are still out on the market as restricted free agents.

Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban remains without a new contract, as does Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto. Dallas signed veteran winger Jaromir Jagr prior to the expiration of the previous CBA with the hopes that he could help groom Jamie Benn in a similar way as he did last season with Philadelphia Flyers' burgeoning star, Claude Giroux. In order to do so, the Stars will need to sign Benn to a new deal.

In addition, several clubs still have a need at defense and could look to improve their depth with some of the remaining unrestricted free agents on the market. Chris Campoli, Kurt Sauer, Kurtis Foster and Brett Clark are all still available. Teams in need of a veteran presence could look to add forwards like Brian Rolston, Daymond Langkow or Jason Arnott.

Free agency will not open until the new CBA is ratified. There will only be a short period of time -- no more than two weeks -- between that date and the beginning of the season.

Listed below is a list of available unrestricted and restricted free agents. The pickin's are slim.

UFA Team Position Age
Jesse Winchester Ottawa Senators Center 29
Dominic Moore San Jose Sharks Center 32
Blair Betts Philadelphia Flyers Center 32
Jochen Hecht Buffalo Sabres Center 35
Daymond Langkow Phoenix Coyotes Center 36
Jason Arnott St. Louis Blues Center 38
Brad Winchester San Jose Sharks Left wing 31
Marco Strum Florida Panthers Left wing 34
Kristian Huselius Columbus Blue Jackets Left wing 34
Mathieu Darche Montreal Canadiens Left wing 36
Brian Rolston Boston Bruins Left wing 39
Andrew Brunette Chicago Blackhawks Left wing 39
Tomas Holmstrom Detroit Red Wings Left wing 39
Jason Blake Anaheim Ducks Left wing 39
Jonathon Cheechoo St. Louis Blues Right wing 32
Eric Godard Dallas Stars Right wing 32
Matt Bradley Florida Panthers Right wing 34
Radek Dvorak Dallas Stars Right wing 35
Petr Sykora New Jersey Devils Right wing 36
Mike Knuble Washington Capitals Right wing 40
Chris Campoli Montreal Canadiens Defense 28
Kurtis Foster Minnesota Wild Defense 31
Kurt Sauer Phoenix Coyotes Defense 31
Randy Jones Winnipeg Jets Defense 31
Jim Vandermeer San Jose Sharks Defense 32
Jeff Finger Toronto Maple Leafs Defense 32
Kent Huskins St. Louis Blues Defense 33
Mike Commodore Tampa Bay Lightning Defense 33
Colin White San Jose Sharks Defense 34
Brett Clark Tampa Bay Lightning Defense 35
Mark Eaton New York Islanders Defense 35
Sean O'Donnell Chicago Blackhawks Defense 41
Brent Johnson Pittsburgh Penguins Goalie 35
Ty Conklin Detroit Red Wings Goalie 36
Marty Turco Boston Bruins Goalie 37
Dwayne Roloson Tampa Bay Lightning Goalie 43

RFA Team Position Age
Ryan O'Reilly Colorado Avalanche Center 21
Jamie Benn Dallas Stars Center 23
James Sheppard San Jose Sharks Center 24
Michael Del Zotto New York Rangers Defense 22
Dmitry Kulikov Florida Panthers Defense 22
P.K. Subban Montreal Canadiens Defense 23
Nick Petrecki San Jose Sharks Defense 23
Cody Franson Toronto Maple Leafs Defense 25
Brett MacLean Phoenix Coyotes Left wing 23
Nick Palmieri Minnesota Wild Right wing 23