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Keeping up with the Metropolitans: Free Agency Edition

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Some big name players were gained and lost around the league’s best division this off-season. Find out how the Metropolitan Division is shaping up for next year with this edition of KUWTM.

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Washington Capitals

55-19-8, 118 pts / 261GF(3rd)/177GA(1st)

Signings:

Moved on:

  • Kevin Shattenkirk - NYR, 4 yr / $26.6 mil
  • Marcus Johansson - trade w/ NJD
  • Karl Alzner - MON, 5 yr / $23.125 mil
  • Justin Williams - CAR, 2 yr / $9 mil
  • Daniel Winnik - UFA

Cap room:

  • $4.0 million (Per CapFriendy as of 7/6/17)
  • 17/23 NHL contracts

Pittsburgh Penguins

50-21-11, 111 pts / 278 GF(1st)/229 GA(17th)

WON THE STANLEY CUP!!!

Signings:

  • 7/1/17 Justin Schultz - 3 yr / $16.5 mil
  • 7/1/17 Antti Niemi - 1 yr / $700k
  • 7/1/17 Matt Hunwick - 3 yr / $6.75 mil
  • 7/1/17 Casey DeSmith - 2 yr / $1.3 mil
  • 7/1/17 Frank Corrado - 1 yr / $650k
  • 7/1/17 Tom Sestito - 1 yr / $650k
  • 7/1/17 Jarred Tinordi - 1 yr / $650k
  • 7/1/17 Chris Summers - 2 yr / $1.3 mil
  • 7/1/17 Greg McKegg - 1 yr / $1.3 mil
  • 7/1/17 Chad Ruhwedel - 2 yr / $650k

Moved on:

  • Beau Bennett??? - Never change, ESPN
  • Nick Bonino - NSH, 4 yr / $16.4 mil
  • Trevor Daley - DET, 3 yr / $9.5 mil
  • Ron Hainsey - TOR, 2 yr / $6 mil
  • Chris Kunitz - TBL, 1 yr / $2 mil
  • Mark Streit - UFA

Cap room:

  • $10.1 million
  • 20/23 NHL contracts
  • RFA: Brian Dumoulin, Connor Sheary, Derrick Pouliot

Columbus Blue Jackets

50-24-8, 108 pts / 247GF(6th)/193GA(2nd)

Signings:

  • 7/1/17 Andre Benoit (D) - 1 yr / 800k
  • 7/1/17 Cameron Gaunce - 1 yr / 800k
  • 6/27/17 Jordan Schroeder (C) - 2 yr / $1.3 mil

Moved on:

  • Sam Gagner - VAN, 3 yr / $9.45 mil
  • Scott Hartnell - NSH, 1 yr / $1 mil
  • Kyle Quincey - MIN, 1 yr / $1.25 mil

Cap room:

  • $12.8 million
  • 21/23 NHL contracts
  • RFA: Josh Anderson, Alexander Wennberg

New York Rangers

48-28-6, 102 pts / 253GF(4th)/216GA(t-12th)

Signings:

Moved on:

  • Dan Girardi - TBL, 2 yr / $6 mil
  • Adam Clendening - ARI, 1 yr / $650k

Cap room:

  • $5.5 million
  • 21/23 NHL contracts
  • RFA: Mika Zibanejad

New York Islanders

41-29-12, 94 pts / 239GF(10th)/238GA(23rd)

Signings:

Uhh... Nobody?

Moved on:

Uhh... Nobody???

Cap room:

  • $9.3 million
  • 20/23 contracts
  • RFA: Calvin De Haan

Philadelphia Flyers

39-33-10, 88 pts / 212GF(t-20th)/231GA(19th)

Signings:

Moved on:

  • Michael Del Zotto - VAN, 2 yr / $6 mil
  • Steve Mason - WIN, 2 yr / $8.2 mil

Cap room:

  • $6.0 million
  • 19/23 NHL contracts

Carolina Hurricanes

36-31-15, 87 pts / 212GF(t-20th)/230GA(18th)

Signings:

Moved on:

  • Eddie Lack - Trade w/ CAL
  • Ryan Murphy (D) - MIN, 1 yr / $700k
  • Ty Rattie - EDM, 1 yr / $700k
  • Jay McClement - UFA

Cap room:

  • $17.2 million
  • 21/23 NHL contracts

New Jersey Devils

28-40-14, 70 pts / 180GF(28th)/241GA(t-24th)

Signings:

Moved on:

  • Mike Cammalleri - LAK, 1 yr / $1 mil
  • Beau Bennett (The real one) - STL, 1 yr / $650k
  • Jacob Josefson - BUF, 1 yr / $700k

Cap room:

  • $20.3 million
  • 14/23 NHL contracts
  • RFA: Mirco Mueller (D), Stefan Noesen (RW), Damon Severson (D), Joe Blandisi (C), Scott Wedgewood (G)

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