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NHL Free Agents Available in 2012: Forwards Making $1 Million or More

Tracking the unrestricted NHL free agents in the summer of 2012.


Updated July 30, 2012

Free Agent Updates: Our 2012 NHL Free Agent Signings page is updated daily.

Here's the list of centermen and wingers who became unrestricted NHL free agents on July 1, 2012. Players are removed from this list when they are signed.

This page includes players who had a salary cap hit of $1 million or more in 2011-12. The next page lists players who made less than $1 million.

Players are listed according to their salary cap hit in 2011-12, with 2011-12 team noted.

$4 million and over
Brian Rolston, Boston Bruins, $5,062,000
Kristian Huselius, Columbus Blue Jackets, $4,750,000
Shane Doan, Phoenix Coyotes, $4,550,000
Daymond Langkow, Phoenix Coyotes, $4,500,000
Jason Blake, Anaheim Ducks, $4,000,000

Under $4 million
Jochen Hecht, Buffalo Sabres, $3,525,000
Andrei Kostitsyn, Nashville Predators, $3,250,000
Niklas Hagman, Anaheim Ducks, $3,000,000 (signed in Europe)
Ales Kotalik, Buffalo Sabres, $3,000,000
Jason Arnott, St. Louis Blues, $2,800,000
Marco Sturm, Florida Panthers, $2,250,000
Steven Reinprecht, Vancouver Canucks, $2,050,000
Andrew Brunette, Chicago Blackhawks, $2,000,000
Mike Knuble, Washington Capitals, $2,000,000

Under $2 million
Sean Avery, New York Rangers, $1,938,000
Tomas Holmstrom, Detroit Red Wings, $1,875,000
Radek Dvorak, Dallas Stars, $1,500,000
Jay Pandolfo, New York Islanders, $1,400,000
Brenden Morrison, Chicago Blackhawks , $1,250,000
Dominic Moore, San Jose Sharks, $1,100,000

2012 NHL Free Agents - Forwards Making Under $1 Million
2012 NHL Free Agents - Defensemen
2012 NHL Free Agents - Goalies

See also:
NHL Free Agent Center
NHL Free Agents Explained
The NHL Salary Cap

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