Projecting the Contracts of the Top 2016 NHL Free Agents

January 8th, 2016 by Lyle Richardson Leave a reply »
The NHL's unrestricted free-agent period doesn't begin until July 1, but that won't stop fans and pundits making projections over how much the top players could get. Stars such as Los Angeles Kings left wing Milan Lucic and center Anze Kopitar (pictured above) will land significant raises, either from their current teams or with new clubs via free agency. 

Performance, age and existing contracts will form the basis of predicting the new deals for these players. Their agents will also point to the contracts of comparable stars in seeking top dollar for their clients.

The following slideshow will project the contracts of this year's top NHL free agents. You can weigh in with your opinion in the comments section below.

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