NHL Free Agents 2015: Rumors and Predictions for Weak Crop of Players

June 30th, 2015 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

With more and more teams prioritizing locking up their stars to long-term contract extensions before they can hit free agency, the market this year simply doesn't possess the depth or star power we've seen in prior years. 

Still, the rumors are flying fast and furious, and teams will still have nice options to pursue as they look to bolster their rosters. Let's break down a few of the more popular targets. 


Andrej Sekera

The Los Angeles Kings have a few pending free agents it seemed they wouldn't be able to retain, though that might have changed on Monday. 

According to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, "The Kings still have interest in re-signing UFA blueliner Andrej Sekera and perhaps with the Mike Richards contract termination they can find enough cap space to do so. But if not, it’s believed 10 teams have shown interest."

Well, if nothing else, Sekera knows there will be a vibrant market awaiting him if he doesn't return to Los Angeles. But Bob McKenzie of TSN thinks the team will either push to retain his services or use th ...

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