Bleacher Report 2022 NHL Unrestricted Free Agency’s Big Board | Launderer’s report

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This list includes 20 names based on CapFriendly’s list of this year’s NHL Unrestricted Free Agent Class in all positions. We’ve rated the top 10 based on their talent level, current contract, what they might be looking for in their next deal, and recent media speculation.

We have excluded Boston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron from this ranking. On May 16, the 36-year-old center told Boston media his intention was to sign with the Bruins or retire.

As July approaches, our initial group is as follows, in no particular order:

Ville Husso, St. Louis Blues

Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins

Andre Burakovsky, Colorado Avalanche

Ondrej Palat, Tampa Bay Lightning

Marc-Andre Fleury, Minnesota Wild

Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames

Vincent Trocheck, Carolina Hurricanes

Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins

Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs

Filip Forsberg, Nashville Predators

Darcy Kuemper, Colorado Avalanche

Andrew Copp, New York Rangers

John Klingberg, Dallas Stars

Claude Giroux, Florida Panthers

Nazem Kadri, Colorado Avalanche

Evander Kane, Edmonton Oilers

Ryan Strome, New York Rangers

Reilly Smith, Golden Knights of Vegas

David Perron, St. Louis Blues

Valeri Nichushkin, Colorado Avalanche

Christy J. Olson