NHL Free Agency: Top 10 Free Agent Right Wings Still Available

July 9th, 2010 by Mark Jones Leave a reply »
If a team is still looking for a right wing this off-season, they're going to have to look from the very top of the list "right" down to the very bottom in hopes of finding one on the free agent market. Bad puns aside, that could very well be true. From the very start of NHL free agency this summer, which opened July 1st, the pool of UFA right wings has been very, very shallow. Although there are quite a few youthful RFA's with plenty of potential, such as Nashville's Patric Hornqvist, Boston's Blake Wheeler, and Atlanta's Niclas Bergfors, the selection of unrestricted right wingers is slim. In fact, according to NHLnumbers.com, only two right wingers have yet signed with a different team than they played for last season: Colby Armstrong in Toronto and Tim Jackman in Calgary. Furthermore, there were only 37 UFA right wings at all when free agency opened (and I'll go ahead and say not many of those 37 are even worth considering), compared to 54 original UFA centers and 48 original UFA left-wingers. Despite the limited options, however, there are still plenty of players left looking for a contract. Whether they'll get one or not is still yet to be determined...but here are 10 righ ...

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