NHL Free Agency Day 1 Tracker

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While teams around the Metropolitan Division made big splashes on the first day of NHL Free Agency, there were plenty of other notable moves too. Tune later on for more free agent updates on here.

Metropolitan

Washington Capitals

  • signed forward Richard Panik to a four-year contract with a cap hit of $2.75 million
  • signed forward Garnett Hathaway to a four-year contract with a cap hit of $1.5 million
  • signed forward Brendan Leipsic to a one-year, $700,000 contract

New York Islanders

  • signed forward Anders Lee to seven-year contract with an AAV of $7 million
  • signed goaltender Semyon Varlamov to four-year contract with a cap hit of $5 million

Pittsburgh Penguins

  • signed forward Brandon Tanev to a six-year contract with a cap hit of $3.5 million

Carolina Hurricanes

  • signed goaltender Petr Mrazek to two-year contract with a cap hit of $3.125 million

Columbus Blue Jackets

  • signed forward Gustav Nyquist to four-year contract worth an average annual value of $4.5 million
  • re-signed defenseman Ryan Murray to two-year contract worth $4.5 million

Philadelphia Flyers

  • signed forward Andy Andreoff and defenseman Nate Prosser to two-year, two-way contracts
  • signed forward Kurtis Gabriel, goaltender J.F. Berube to one-way, two-way contract

New York Rangers

  • signed forward Artemi Panarin to eight-year contract with an AAV of $11.642 million

New Jersey Devils

  • signed forward Wayne Simmonds to one-year, $5 million contract

Atlantic Division

Tampa Bay Lightning

  • signed defenseman Luke Schenn to one-year contract that carries a cap hit of $700,000 million
  • signed goaltender Curtis McElhinney to one-year, $1.3 million contract

Boston Bruins

  • signed goaltender Maxime Lagace to one-year, two-way contract
  • signed forward Brett Ritchie to one-year, $1 million contract
  • signed forward Par Lindholm to two-year, $1.7 million contract

Toronto Maple Leafs

  • signed center Jason Spezza to a one-year contract worth an average annual value of $3.5 million
  • verbally agreed to one-year contract worth an AAV of $4.5 million with defenseman Cody Ceci
  • signed defenseman Kevin Gravel to one-year, $700K contract
  • signed forward Kenny Agostino to two-year, $1.4 million contract

Montreal Canadiens

  • signed goaltender Keith Kinkaid to one-year contract worth $1.75 million
  • signed RFA forward Sebastian Aho to five-year, $42.27 million offersheet

Florida Panthers

  • signed defenseman Anton Stralman to three-year contract with a cap hit of $5.5 million
  • signed center Noel Acciari to a three-year contract with a cap hit of $1.67 million
  • signed forward Brett Connolly to a four-year contract with a cap hit of $3.25 million
  • signed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to seven-year contract with an average annual value of $10 million

Buffalo Sabres

  • signed forward Curtis Lazar to a one-year, $700K contract
  • signed goaltender Andrew Hammond to one-year contract worth $700K

Detroit Red Wings

  • signed defenseman Patrik Nemeth to two-year contract with a cap hit of $3 million
  • signed center Valteri Filpulla to two-year contract worth $3 million AAV

Ottawa Senators

  • signed defenseman Ron Hainsey to one-year contract with a cap hit of $3.5 million
  • signed forward Tyler Ennis to one-year contract worth $800K

Pacific Division

Calgary Flames

  • signed goaltender Cam Talbot to one-year contract with a cap hit of $2.75 million

San Jose Sharks

  • signed RFA forward Timo Meier to a four-year contract with a cap hit of $6 million

Vegas Golden Knights

  • re-signed forward Brandon Pirri to two-year contract with a cap hit of $775K
  • re-signed forward Tomas Nosek to one-year, $1 million contract

Arizona Coyotes

  • signed forward Beau Bennett to a one-year, two-way contract

Vancouver Canucks

  • signed defenseman Tyler Myers to a six-year contract worth an average annual value of $6 million
  • signed defenseman Jordie Benn to a two-year contract that carries a cap hit of $2 million
  • signed defenseman Oscar Fantenberg to a one-year, $850K

Anaheim Ducks

  • N/A

Edmonton Oilers

  • signed goaltender Mike Smith to a one-year, $2 million contract
  • re-signed forward Alex Chiasson to two-year contract worth an average annual value of $2.15 million
  • signed forward Tomas Jurco to one-year deal worth $750K
  • signed forward Markus Granlund to one-year contract worth $1.3
  • re-signed RFA forward Jujhar Khiara at two-years with an AAV of $1.2 million

Los Angeles Kings

  • agreed to terms with defenseman Joakim Ryan and forward Martin Frk

Central Division

Nashville Predators

  • signed forward Daniel Carr to one-way contract

Winnipeg Jets

  • re-signed defenseman Nathan Beaulieu to a one-year, $1 million contract

St. Louis Blues

  • re-signed forward Sammy Blais for one-year at $850,000
  • defenseman Derick Pouliot signs two-way deal

Dallas Stars

  • signed forward Joe Pavelski to three-year contract worth an average annual value of $7 million
  • signed forward Corey Perry to one-year contract worth $1.5 million
  • signed defenseman Andrej Sekera to one-year contract worth $1.5 million

Colorado Avalanche

  • signed forward Joonas Donskoi to three-year contract worth an average annual value of $3.9 million
  • signed forward Colin Wilson to one-year, $2.6 million contract
  • signed center Pierre-Eduard Bellemare to two-year contract worth an AAV of $1.8 million

Chicago Blackhawks

  • sign forward Ryan Carpenter to three-year, $3 million contract
  • sign goaltender Robin Lehner to one-year, $5 million contract

Minnesota Wild

  • signed forward Mats Zuccarello to five-year contract worth an average annual value of $6 million
  • signed forward Ryan Hartman two-year contract with a cap hit of $1.9 million

Trades

  • Sabres acquire forward Jimmy Vesey from Rangers in exchange for 2021 third-round pick
  • Maple Leafs trade defenseman Nikita Zaitsev, forward Connor Brown, forward Aaron Luchuk, and a 2020 third-round pick to Ottawa Senators in exchange for defenseman Cody Ceci, defenseman Ben Harpur, and the rights to RFA Michael Carcone
  • Maple Leafs trade center Nazem Kadri, defenseman Calle Rosen, 2020 third-round pick to Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Tyson Barrie (50% retained), the RFA rights to forward Alexander Kerfoot, and 2020 sixth-round pick

By Harrison Brown

About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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