10 NHL Players Most in Need of New Contracts

July 8th, 2016 by Lyle Richardson Leave a reply »
As NHL teams pursue unrestricted free agents and attempt to re-sign their restricted free agents, they can also open contract talks with those on their rosters who are eligible for free agency next summer. That includes such notables as Dallas Stars center Jamie Benn and San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns. 

Those eligible for restricted free-agent status next July, such as Tampa Bay Lighting forwards Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson, can also be re-signed this summer. 

In this slideshow, we'll examine the 10 players who are most in need of new contracts. Skills, salary, performance and value to their respective teams factored into this compilation.

As always, you can express your views on this topic in the comments section below. 

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