Patrice BergeronBoston Bruins
It would be a surprise if the 36-year-old decided to return for another season and not with the Bruins. Bergeron has scored 65 points (25 goals, 40 assists) in 73 games this season and is an excellent two-way player. He led the NHL in showdown percentage (61.9 percent) and won the Selke Cup for a record fifth time. Bergeron has 982 points (400 goals, 582 assists) in 1,216 games during his 18 seasons with Boston and played 167 Stanley Cup playoffs (127 points; 49 goals, 78 assists), winning the Stanley Cup in 2011.
Andrei BurakovskyColorado avalanche
The 27-year-old striker scored 61 points (22 goals, 39 assists) in 80 Avalanche regular season games and helped win the Stanley Cup with eight points (three goals and five assists) in 12 postseason games this season. Burakowski has 295 points (123 goals, 172 assists) in 519 regular season games with the Avalanche and Washington Capitals, and 47 points (20 goals, 27 assists) in 93 playoff games. He also won the Stanley Cup with the Capitals in 2018.
Andrew CopeNew York Rangers
The 27-year-old striker had NHL highs in goals (21), assists (32) and points (53) in 72 regular season games with Rangers and Winnipeg Jets, including 18 points (eight goals, 10 assists) in 16 games after being acquired by Rangers in a deal on March 21. Cobb earned 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in 14 playoffs. He has 202 points (82 goals, 120 assists) in 483 regular season games with Rangers & Jets and 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) in 54 playoffs.
Max DomyCarolina Hurricanes
Domy had 39 points (11 goals, 28 assists) in 72 games for the Hurricanes regular season and the Columbus Blue Jackets last season, including seven points (two goals, five assists) in 19 games after the Hurricanes grabbed him in a deal. On March 21. The 27-year-old has 314 points (101 goals and 213 assists) in 501 regular season games for the Hurricanes, Blues, Montreal Canadiens and Arizona Coyotes, and nine points (three goals and six assists) in. 24 playoffs. He scored 44 points at least four times in seven seasons.
Philip ForsbergNashville Predators
One of the best-anticipated free agents available, Forsberg scored 42 goals in the National Hockey League and 84 points in 69 games for the Predators last season. The 27-year-old striker has scored at least 20 goals in seven of his eight full seasons in the National Hockey League. Forsberg has 469 points (220 goals, 249 assists) in 566 regular season games and 53 points (29 goals, 24 assists) in 75 post-season games.
Johnny GoudreuCalgary Flames
Gaudreau tied for second in the NHL this season with 115 points (40 goals, 75 assists) in 82 regular season games. He led the NHL with a plus-64 rating and set NHL highs in goals, assists, points, game-winning goals (nine) and shots on target (262). The 28-year-old striker led Flames in the playoffs with 14 points (three goals, 11 assists) in 12 matches. Gaudreau has 609 points (210 goals, 399 assists) in 602 regular season games and 33 points (11 goals, 22 assists) in 42 playoffs.
Claude GiroudFlorida Panthers
The 34-year-old scored 65 points (21 goals, 44 assists) in 75 games for the Panthers and Philadelphia Flyers last season, including 23 points (three goals, 20 assists) in 18 games after getting him on a deal with The Flyers on March 19. Giroux scored at least 20 goals nine times and has 923 points (294 goals and 629 assists) in 1,018 regular season games and 81 points (28 goals and 53 assists) in 95 playoffs.
Nazim QadriColorado avalanche
A broken thumb was unable to prevent Kadri from making a comeback in the playoffs and scoring the overtime goal on his comeback, a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of the Cup Final. The 31-year-old striker earned 15 points (seven goals and eight assists) in 16 playoffs to help Avalanche win the Stanley Cup. He had 28 goals and an NHL high in assists (59), points (87), and strengths (29) in 71 regular season games. Kadri has 512 points (219 goals, 293 assists) in 739 regular season games with the Avalanche and the Toronto Maple Leafs, and 44 points (19 goals, 25 assists) in 52 playoffs.
Evander KingEdmonton Oilers
After signing with the Oilers in January following the termination of his contract by the San Jose Sharks, Kane had 39 points (22 goals, 17 assists) in 43 regular season games and 17 points (13 goals, 4 assists) in 15 playoffs, A tie for postseason leads in goals. The 30-year-old striker is the top scorer with 20 goals eight times and has 545 points (286 goals, 259 assists) and 1,048 penalty minutes in 812 regular season games with the Oilers, Sharks, Buffalo Sabers, Winnipeg Jets and Atlanta. Thrashers and has 30 points (19 goals, 11 assists) in 44 playoffs.
Phil KesselArizona Coyotes
While Kessel’s stats have plummeted with the Arizona Coyotes in the past three seasons, he’s had 52 points (eight goals, 44 assists) and 14 power points in 82 games and is a proven scorer. The 34-year-old has 956 points (399 goals and 557 assists) in 1,204 regular season games for the Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, Maple Leafs and Bruins, including six seasons with at least 30 goals and 12 goals with at least 20. . Kessel won the cup twice with the Penguins in 2016 and 2017, and has 81 points (34 goals, 47 assists) in 96 post-season games.
Yevgeny MalkinPittsburgh penguins
Although there have been injury concerns, Malkin should have a keen eye on any team that needs a playmaking center if they don’t stay with the Penguins. The 35-year-old earned 42 points (20 goals, 22 assists) in 41 regular season games with the Penguins after missing the first three months of the season while recovering from off-season knee surgery. He has 1,146 points (444 goals, 702 assists) in 981 regular season games over the course of 16 seasons, and scored 20 goals at least 13 times. He won the Stanley Cup three times (2009, 2016, 2017) and scored 180 points (67 goals, 113 assists) in 177 playoff games.
Valery NesushkinColorado avalanche
Nichuskin had a breakthrough season with the highest levels across the board in goals (25), assists (27), points (52), strength goals (five), Power-play points (nine), shots on goal (180) and shooting percentage ( 13.9). Nesushkin has not scored more than 34 points in one season. The 27-year-old forward also earned 15 points (nine goals and six assists) in 20 playoff games to help Avalanche win the Stanley Cup. He has 174 points (71 goals, 103 assists) in 405 regular season games with the Avalanche and the Dallas Stars, and 24 points (13 goals, 11 assists) in 62 playoff games.
Ondrej BalatTampa Bay Lightning
Palat has been integral to Lightning’s playoff success in the past three seasons with 27 goals, including eight winners in 71 post-season games to help them win the cup in 2020 and 2021 and advance to the final this season. The 31-year-old scored 49 points (18 goals, 31 assists) in 77 regular season games and 21 points (11 goals, 10 assists) in 23 post-season games. Balat has 423 points (143 goals, 280 assists) in 628 regular season games and 94 points (48 goals, 46 assists) in 138 playoffs.
David PeronSt. Louis Blues
The 34-year-old scored 57 points (27 goals, 30 assists) in 67 regular season games for the Blues last season and 13 points (nine goals, 4 assists) in 12 playoffs. Peron has scored at least 23 goals in three of the past four seasons with at least 57 points in three of them. He has 665 points (269 goals, 396 assists) in 973 regular season games for the Blues, Vegas Golden Knights, Anaheim Ducks, Penguins and Oilers and 61 points (24 goals, 37 assists) in 104 playoff games, including a win at Stanley . Cup with the Blues in 2019.
Ricard RaquelPittsburgh penguins
Raquel has scored 41 points (20 goals, 21 assists) in 70 regular season games with the Penguins and the Ducks this season, including 13 points (four goals, nine assists) in 19 games after securing a deal with the Ducks in March. . 21. The 29-year-old striker has at least 40 points in six of the past seven seasons, and can also be in the power game, with 85 career strengths. Raquel has 352 points (158 goals, 194 assists) in 569 regular season games with the Penguins and the Ducks and 19 points (11 goals, 8 assists) in 48 playoffs.
Riley SmithVegas Golden Nights
The 31-year-old has proven himself a top six striker with 38 points (16 goals, 22 assists) in 56 appearances for the Golden Knights this season. He also plays in all situations, averaging about two minutes per game in strong play and shortened ice time per game. Smith has 417 points (174 goals, 243 assists) in 686 regular season games for the Golden Knights, Panthers, Bruins and All-Stars and 65 points (22 goals, 43 assists) in 84 playoffs.
Paul StastneyWinnipeg Jets
Stastny has the most points (45) since 2017-18 when he had 53 with the Jets and Blues. The 36-year-old striker has scored 21 goals and 24 assists in 71 matches and will provide veteran leadership and attacking ability. Stastney has 800 points (284 goals, 516 assists) in 1,072 regular season games with the Jets, Golden Knights, Blues and Avalanche and 69 points (26 goals, 43 assists) in 103 post-season games.
Ryan StromNew York Rangers
For teams that need a gaming industry hub, Strom can be the answer. The 28-year-old has earned 54 points (21 goals and 33 assists) in 74 regular season games for Rangers this season and nine points (two goals and seven assists) in 19 playoffs to help them advance to the Eastern Conference final. . Ström has 357 points (130 goals, 227 assists) in 621 regular season games for Rangers, Wilders and Islanders and 19 points (five goals, 14 assists) in 37 playoffs.
Vincent TrochekCarolina Hurricanes
The 28-year-old striker scored 51 points (21 goals, 30 assists) in 81 regular season games and 10 points (six goals, 4 assists) in 14 playoff games for the Hurricanes this season. Trocheck, who scored 20 goals four times, has 378 points (150 goals, 228 assists) in 555 regular season games with the Hurricanes and Panthers, and 16 points (eight goals, eight assists) in 33 playoffs.