2010–11 Vancouver Canucks season

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2010–11 Vancouver Canucks
Presidents' Trophy Winners
Western Conference Champions
Northwest Division Champions
Division 1st Northwest
Conference 1st Western
2010–11 record 54–19–9
Home record 27–9–5
Road record 27–10–4
Goals for 262
Goals against 185
Team information
General Manager Mike Gillis
Coach Alain Vigneault
Captain Henrik Sedin
Alternate captains Kevin Bieksa
Ryan Kesler
Manny Malhotra
Daniel Sedin
Arena Rogers Arena
Average attendance 18,860 (100%)
Team leaders
Goals Daniel Sedin
Ryan Kesler (41)
Assists Henrik Sedin (75)
Points Daniel Sedin (104)
Penalties in minutes Raffi Torres (78)
Plus/minus Kevin Bieksa (+32)
Wins Roberto Luongo (38)
Goals against average Roberto Luongo (2.11)
<2009–10 2011–12>

The 2010–11 Vancouver Canucks season was the 41st season in the modern Canucks history. The Vancouver Canucks won their fifth Northwest division title, third conference championship and first Presidents Trophy. They also reached the Stanley Cup Finals for the third time in franchise history, losing to the Boston Bruins in seven games.

Events[edit]

Off-season[edit]

Entry draft[edit]

The 2010 NHL Entry Draft was held June 25–26, 2010 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Vancouver Canucks had the 25th overall draft choice in the first round as a result of being defeated by the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference semi-final but that draft choice was traded to the Florida Panthers. The Canucks also did not have a second or third round draft pick. Their second round draft pick was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Steve Bernier.[1] Their third round draft pick was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes at the NHL trade deadline in exchange for Andrew Alberts.[2] The Vancouver Canucks acquired an additional sixth round draft choice from the Phoenix Coyotes as a result of a trade that sent Mathieu Schneider to Phoenix.[3] Vancouver had the 115th, 145th, 172nd, 175th and 205th overall draft choices.

Trades[edit]

On June 25, 2010, the Vancouver Canucks acquired Keith Ballard and Victor Oreskovich from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Steve Bernier, Michael Grabner and the 25th overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.[4]

Mike Gillis traded Shane O'Brien and Dan Gendur to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Ryan Parent and Jonas Andersson on October 5, 2010. Parent was immediately waived after being acquired while Andersson was assigned to the Manitoba Moose (now St. John's Ice Caps) of the American Hockey League.[5] On October 6, Darcy Hordichuk was traded to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Andrew Peters. Peters will play for the Manitoba Moose.[6]

On October 7, Mike Gillis made another trade with the Florida Panthers, this time acquiring Nathan Paetsch for Sean Zimmerman.[7]

Player signings[edit]

On April 6, 2010 The Vancouver Canucks signed Swedish goaltender Eddie Lack to a two-year entry level contract.[8] Lack spent the 2009–10 season as a member of the Brynäs IF posting a 2.67 GAA and a .911 save percentage. He is expected to start the year with the Manitoba Moose.[9]

On May 31, 2010, the Vancouver Canucks announced that they signed three defensemen, including prospect Yann Sauve. Sauve was drafted 41st overall by the Canucks in the 2008 draft. In addition, they signed free agent Lee Sweatt and Chris Tanev. Sweatt split time in the Finnish Elite League and Kontinental Hockey League for the 2009–10 season. He registered 9 goals and 7 assists in 21 games for TPS Turku in the FNL. Sweatt added 2 goals and 5 assists in 37 games in the KHL with Dinamo Riga. Chris Tanev signed as a free agent after playing in the NCAA where he scored 10 goals and 18 assists in 41 games for the RIT Tigers.[10]

On June 1, 2010, the Vancouver Canucks signed Anton Rodin to a 3-year entry level contract. Rodin was drafted 53rd overall by the Canucks in the 2009 draft. Rodin spent the 2009–10 season in the Swedish Elite League with Brynäs IF. Rodin also played at the 2010 World Junior Championships where he won a bronze medal with Team Sweden. He finished the tournament tied for second in scoring for Sweden with 3 goals and 10 points, good enough for ninth in the tournament.[11]

On June 2, 2010, Mike Gillis signed Cory Schneider to a contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks. He was drafted in the first round, 26th overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Canucks. Schneider spent the last two seasons playing with the Manitoba Moose of the AHL where he was named the league's Goaltender of the Year in 2008–09 while leading the Moose to the Calder Cup Final.[12] The Canucks also announced that they signed Peter Andersson to an entry level contract. Andersson was drafted 143rd overall by the Canucks in 2009.[13]

On June 16, 2010 the Vancouver Canucks re-signed pending unrestricted free agent, Aaron Rome, to a new 2-year contract. The deal is worth $1.5 million and will have a salary cap hit of $750,000 per season.[14] On July 2, 2010 Alexandre Bolduc signed a 1-year, two way contract, worth $500,000.[15] Shane O'Brien re-signed with the Canucks on July 6, 2010 when he accepted his qualifying offer. The new contract will pay O'Brien $1.6 million for 1-year.[16] Tanner Glass also signed a 1-year contract worth $625,000.[17]

On July 22, Jannik Hansen was awarded a 1-year contract worth $825,000 by an arbitrator.[18]

On July 26, 2010 the Vancouver Canucks re-signed Mason Raymond to a new 2-year contract worth $5.1 million.[19]

Free agency[edit]

On July 1, 2010 the Vancouver Canucks signed Dan Hamhuis to a 6-year contract worth $27 million,[20] Jeff Tambellini to a 1-year contract worth $500,000,[21] Manny Malhotra to a 3-year contract worth $7.5 million and Joel Perrault to a 1-year contract worth $510,000.[22] The Vancouver Canucks signed Tyler Weiman on July 12 to a 1-year contract worth $500,000.[23]

On August 19, 2010 the Vancouver Canucks signed unrestricted free agent Bill Sweatt, younger brother of Lee, to a 3-year entry level contract worth $2.7 million. The contract also includes an additional $300,000 per season in potential performance bonuses. Bill Sweatt was drafted 38th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft but decided not to sign a contract until completing his four years of college education. He was subsequently traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs along with Kris Versteeg, but maintained his desire to test free agency. He eventually decided to re-unite with his brother in Vancouver.[24]

The Canucks signed unrestricted free agent Raffi Torres to a 1-year contract worth $1 million on August 25, 2010.

On October 7, 2010 the Vancouver Canucks signed Peter Schaefer to a 1-year, two way, contract worth $600,000. Schaefer played for the Canucks between 1998 and 2000 before being traded to the Ottawa Senators for Sami Salo.[25]

Pre-season[edit]

Training camp[edit]

The Canucks held their training camp in Penticton, British Columbia at the South Okanagan Events Centre. In addition to training camp, the Canucks hosted a Young Stars prospect tournament prior to the start of training camp from September 12 to 16. The event featured prospects from five teams in an eight game round robin format. The tournament included the Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks. The Canucks finished the tournament with a record of 2–2.

Shortly before the start of training camp, Roberto Luongo announced that he would be relinquishing his captaincy. Luongo served as the team captain for two seasons.[26] Forward Henrik Sedin, was named team captain.

Schedule[edit]

The Canucks' pre-season schedule began on September 21 against the Calgary Flames. It will be a split series where each franchise will split into two squads to play two simultaneous games, one at the Saddledome in Calgary and one at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.[27] In addition, the Canucks will play each of the Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks twice, once at home and once on the road.[28] The Canucks finished the preseason with a record of 3–5.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

The Canucks officially kicked off their 2010–11 campaign on October 9 at Rogers Arena against the Los Angeles Kings. With the Canucks celebrating their 40th anniversary, the NHL scheduled this game to honour the Canucks first ever NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings on October 9, 1970. The Canucks lost the game in a shootout by a score of 2–1. They began the season slowly, going 2–3–1 in their first six games before going on a six-game winning streak. The loss to break the streak came as part of a five game road trip where they recorded a 2–2–1 record before returning home for their most lopsided loss of the year, a 7–1 defeat at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks. Following the loss the Canucks went 18–4–3, which included an eight-game winning streak, and two four-game winning streaks, before losing three consecutive games in extra time. They proceeded to win the next six games, but ended February alternating wins and losses. Vancouver's win against the Minnesota Wild on March 14, 2011 put the team at 101 points in the standings. It was the fastest the Canucks reached the 100-point mark in franchise history.[29][30] Next, the team recorded its 50th victory of the season for the first time in franchise history on March 27.[31] They would get top seed in the Western Conference on 2 days later.[32] And it would get its first Presidents' Trophy 2 more days later.[33] The season finale took place on April 9, 2011 against the Calgary Flames which saw the Canucks win 3–2 in overtime. Daniel Sedin registered two assists in order to clinch the Art Ross Trophy, a year after his brother did it.

Excluding four shootout-winning goals, the Canucks scored 258 goals, the most in the League. Furthermore, excluding their five shootout goals allowed, the Canucks gave up only 180 goals in their 82 games, the fewest in the League. They also scored the most power-play goals, with 72, and had the best power-play percentage, at 24.32% (72 for 296).[34][35]

The Canucks were also the first team since the 1978 champion Montreal Canadiens to finish the league with the most goals scored and fewest goals against. They also finished the regular season with the top ranked power play and third ranked penalty kill. They almost finished the same identical record as the 1988-89 Calgary Flames season (Except they had 2 less losses).

Special events[edit]

Orland Kurtenbach's plaque on the Canucks' Ring of Honour in Rogers Arena.

The Vancouver Canucks kicked off their season with a pregame ceremony on October 9, 2010 to commemorate their 40th Anniversary. They also announced Henrik Sedin as the 13th captain of the team.

Prior to their game on December 11, 2010 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Vancouver Canucks honoured Markus Naslund by retiring his No. 19 jersey. Näslund was the third player in franchise history to receive the prestigious honour following Stan Smyl and Trevor Linden. Näslund spent twelve seasons with the Vancouver Canucks, nine as captain. He also holds the franchise lead in points scored with 756. The retirement ceremony coincided with Mattias Ohlund's return to Vancouver for the first time since signing with the Lightning in 2009.

The Canucks also announced that they will be introducing a "Ring of Honour" to commemorate past players. Four players will have their names added to the ring this season. The first player to get the honour will be Orland Kurtenbach who was the first ever captain of the Vancouver Canucks. Kurtenbach's ceremony took place on October 26. Kirk McLean was added to the ring of honour on November 24. McLean helped lead the Canucks to game seven of the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals. The third player to be inducted into the Ring of Honour will be Thomas Gradin on January 24. Gradin was part of the 1982 Canucks team that made it to the Stanley Cup Final. He now works as a European scout for organization and is heavily praised at having convinced then GM Dave Nonis to draft Alex Edler.

The final ceremony took place on March 14 when Harold Snepsts was inducted into the Ring of Honour.

Playoffs[edit]

Henrik Sedin accepts the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl after the Vancouver Canucks beat the San Jose Sharks to win the Western Conference finals

The Vancouver Canucks were the first team in the National Hockey League to clinch a berth in the playoffs. Two weeks later they clinched their division on March 16.[36] The win earned them their fourth Northwest Division title in five years, thus guaranteeing them home ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This was the fastest the team had clinched a playoff spot in franchise history.[37] The team earned the top seed in the Western Conference on March 29 and the Presidents' Trophy 2 days later, guaranteeing home ice advantage throughout the playoffs.[38]

The Canucks opened their postseason schedule with a series against the defending Stanley Cup champions, Chicago Blackhawks. This was the third time the two teams played in the playoffs in consecutive years with the Blackhawks winning the first two, both in six games. Vancouver won the opening three games of the series before Chicago responded to force a game seven. Alex Burrows scored the winning goal in overtime to clinch the series victory.[39]

Vancouver moved on to play the Nashville Predators in the second round of the playoffs. It is the first time the two teams have met in the playoffs. Vancouver won the first game before Nashville evened up the series at one. Vancouver won both games in Nashville, Game 3 3–2 in overtime on a Ryan Kesler deflection goal, and 4–2 in Game 4. The series returned to Vancouver for Game 5, where the Predators staved off elimination, beating the Canucks 4–3. Forward Joel Ward scored two goals, including the game winner. The Canucks won the series 4–2 after a 2–1 victory in game six.[40]

The Canucks played the San Jose Sharks for the first time ever in the western conference final after San Jose eliminated the Detroit Red Wings in game seven. Vancouver prevailed in five games with a double overtime goal scored by Kevin Bieksa to send the Canucks to the Stanley Cup finals for the third time in franchise history and the first time since 1994.[41] They would face the Boston Bruins after Boston defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in seven games. The series began on June 1 with a 1–0 victory. Roberto Luongo picked up his third shutout of the playoffs while Raffi Torres scored the dramatic lone goal with 18.5 seconds remaining in the third period. However, after game one, the series became heated and physical,after Alex Burrows apparently bit Patrice Bergeron during game one (after the incident was reviewed by the league Burrows was not suspended) and in game three, a hit by Aaron Rome left Bruins winger Nathan Horton concussed and unable to play for the rest of the series. Despite playing without Horton – one of the Bruins best goal scorers – for the final four games of the series, Boston was able to pick up their play and comeback to win the series despite staking Vancouver leads of 2–0 and 3–2. It was Boston's first Stanley Cup victory in 39 years. The Canucks became the first team to lose in the Finals after winning the Presidents' Trophy since the Detroit Red Wings in 1995. The Canucks 54 wins was the most by a team that lost in the Stanley Cup Finals, surpassing the previous record of 53 by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1985 and 117 points was the most by a team that lost in the final, surpassing the previous record of 116 by the Flyers in 1980.

Broadcast changes[edit]

Television[edit]

On July 28, 2010 the Vancouver Canucks announced a new partnership with Rogers Sportsnet ONE, a new national sports channel with regional broadcast capabilities. The new partnership included 13 additional games, on top of the 45 on Rogers Sportsnet Pacific, to be shown thus eliminating Canucks TV Pay-Per-View. In addition, CBC Hockey Night in Canada announced that it would once again be showing 14 games nationally while TSN would show 10 games.

Radio[edit]

Also on July 28, 2010, Tom Larscheid announced that he would be retiring at the start of the season. His final radio call was during the Vancouver Canucks season opener against the Los Angeles Kings on October 9. He spent 33 years as the colour commentator for the Vancouver Canucks and was replaced by Dave Tomlinson.[42]

Schedule and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2010–11 Game log

Legend:       Win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Playoffs[edit]

The Vancouver Canucks clinched their first Presidents' Trophy in franchise history, thus guaranteeing themselves home ice advantage for the duration of the playoffs.

2011 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:       Win       Loss

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Northwest Division[43]
GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 p-Vancouver Canucks 82 54 19 9 50 262 185 117
2 Calgary Flames 82 41 29 12 32 250 237 94
3 Minnesota Wild 82 39 35 8 36 206 233 86
4 Colorado Avalanche 82 30 44 8 24 227 288 68
5 Edmonton Oilers 82 25 45 12 23 193 269 62

Conference standings[edit]

Western Conference
R Div GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 p – Vancouver Canucks NW 82 54 19 9 50 262 185 117
2 y – San Jose Sharks PA 82 48 25 9 43 248 213 105
3 y – Detroit Red Wings CE 82 47 25 10 43 261 241 104
4 Anaheim Ducks PA 82 47 30 5 43 239 235 99
5 Nashville Predators CE 82 44 27 11 38 219 194 99
6 Phoenix Coyotes PA 82 43 26 13 38 231 226 99
7 Los Angeles Kings PA 82 46 30 6 36 219 198 98
8 Chicago Blackhawks CE 82 44 29 9 38 258 225 97
8.5
9 Dallas Stars PA 82 42 29 11 37 227 233 95
10 Calgary Flames NW 82 41 29 12 32 250 237 94
11 St. Louis Blues CE 82 38 33 11 34 240 234 87
12 Minnesota Wild NW 82 39 35 8 36 206 233 86
13 Columbus Blue Jackets CE 82 34 35 13 29 215 258 81
14 Colorado Avalanche NW 82 30 44 8 24 227 288 68
15 Edmonton Oilers NW 82 25 45 12 23 193 269 62

bold - qualified for playoffs; y – Won division; p – Won President's Trophy (best record in NHL)
CE - Central Division, NW - Northwest Division, PA - Pacific Division


Player statistics[edit]

Skaters[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Goaltenders[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime Losses; GA = Goals Against; GAA= Goals Against Average; SA= Shots Against; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO= Shutouts

Regular season
Player GP Min W L OT GA GAA SA Sv% SO
Luongo, RobertoRoberto Luongo 60 3,590 38 15 7 126 2.11 1753 .928 4
Schneider, CoryCory Schneider 25 1,372 16 4 2 51 2.23 714 .929 1
Playoffs
Player GP Min W L GA GAA SA Sv% SO
Luongo, RobertoRoberto Luongo 25 1427 15 10 61 2.56 711 .914 4
Schneider, CoryCory Schneider 5 163 0 0 7 2.58 82 .915 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Canucks. Stats reflect time with Canucks only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Canucks only.

Awards and records[edit]

Mason Raymond registered his 100th career point in October 2010.

Records[edit]

Regular Season
Player Record Awarded
Vancouver Canucks Most points in 2010–11 season – 117 March 25, 2011
Vancouver Canucks Most road victories in 2010–11 season – 24 March 25, 2011
Vancouver Canucks Most wins in 2010–11 season – 50 March 27, 2011
Vancouver Canucks Longest road winning streak in 2010–11 season – 9 March 29, 2011

Milestones[edit]

Regular season
Player Milestone Reached
Mason Raymond 100th career point October 17, 2010 [44]
Raffi Torres 100th career goal October 22, 2010 [45]
Raffi Torres 1st career hat trick November 2, 2010 [46]
Kevin Bieksa 100th career assist November 2, 2010 [46]
Mario Bliznak 1st career goal
1st career point
November 11, 2010 [47]
Ryan Kesler 100th career goal November 24, 2010 [48]
Mason Raymond 2nd career hat trick December 1, 2010 [49]
Dan Hamhuis 500th career game December 5, 2010
Ryan Kesler 1st career hat trick December 15, 2010 [50]
Aaron Volpatti 1st career game December 18, 2010 [51]
Aaron Volpatti 1st career goal
1st career point
December 20, 2010 [52]
Alexandre Bolduc 1st career goal January 2, 2011 [53]
Daniel Sedin 10,000th franchise goal January 5, 2011 [54]
Ryan Kesler 2nd career hat trick January 7, 2011 [55]
Aaron Rome 100th career game January 13, 2011
Alexandre Burrows 100th career assist January 14, 2011
Alexander Edler 100th career assist January 18, 2011
Sergei Shirokov 1st career goal
1st career point
January 18, 2011
Chris Tanev 1st career game January 18, 2011
Chris Tanev 1st career assist
1st career point
January 24, 2011
Aaron Volpatti 1st career assist January 24, 2011
Lee Sweatt 1st career game
1st career goal
1st career point
January 26, 2011
Cody Hodgson 1st career game February 1, 2011
Cody Hodgson 1st career goal
1st career point
February 2, 2011
Lee Sweatt 1st career assist February 2, 2011
Cody Hodgson 1st career assist February 4, 2011
Alexandre Burrows 100th career goal February 9, 2011
Yann Sauve 1st career game February 15, 2011
Manny Malhotra 100th career goal March 6, 2011
Cory Schneider 1st career shutout March 6, 2011
Raffi Torres 500th career game March 8, 2011
Henrik Sedin 500th career assist March 12, 2011
Ryan Kesler 3rd career hat trick April 7, 2011
Christian Ehrhoff 500th career game April 9, 2011

Awards[edit]

Regular Season
Player Award Awarded
Raffi Torres NHL First Star of the Week November 8, 2010 [56]
Roberto Luongo NHL Second Star of the Month December 2010 [57]
Daniel Sedin NHL First Star of the Week January 10, 2011 [58]
Mikael Samuelsson NHL Second Star of the Week February 7, 2011 [59]
Daniel Sedin NHL Second Star of the Week March 14, 2011 [60]
Daniel Sedin NHL Second Star of the Month March 2011 [61]
Christian Ehrhoff Babe Pratt Trophy winner April 7, 2011 [62]
Daniel Sedin Cyclone Taylor Trophy winner April 7, 2011 [62]
Daniel Sedin Cyrus H. McLean Trophy winner April 7, 2011 [62]
Jannik Hansen Fred J. Hume Award winner April 7, 2011 [62]
Roberto Luongo Molson Cup winner April 7, 2011 [62]
Ryan Kesler Most Exciting Player Award winner April 7, 2011 [62]
Daniel Sedin Art Ross Trophy winner April 10, 2011 [63]
Roberto Luongo
Cory Schneider
William M. Jennings Trophy winner April 10, 2011 [63]
Ryan Kesler Frank J. Selke Trophy winner June 22, 2011
Mike Gillis GM of the Year winner June 22, 2011
Daniel Sedin Ted Lindsay Award winner June 22, 2011

Draft picks[edit]

Vancouver's picks at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles.

Round # Player Nationality College/junior/club team (League)
4 115 Patrick McNally USA Milton Academy (ISL)
5 145 Adam Polasek  Czech Republic P.E.I. Rocket (QMJHL)
6 1721 Alex Friesen  Canada Niagara IceDogs (OHL)
6 175 Jonathan Iilahti  Finland Espoo Blues (SM-liiga)
7 205 Sawyer Hannay  Canada Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)

^1 This draft pick originally belonged to the Phoenix Coyotes. It was acquired from Phoenix in exchange for Mathieu Schneider.[3]

Transactions[edit]

Keith Ballard (left) stands with Canucks teammates Alex Edler (center) and Henrik Sedin (right). Ballard was acquired in a draft day deal with the Florida Panthers.

Trades[edit]

February 28, 2011
To Vancouver Canucks
Maxim Lapierre
MacGregor Sharp
To Anaheim Ducks
Joel Perrault
3rd-round draft pick in 2012
[64]
February 28, 2011
To Vancouver Canucks
Christopher Higgins
To Florida Panthers
Evan Oberg
3rd-round draft pick in 2013
[65]
October 7, 2010
To Vancouver Canucks
Nathan Paetsch
To Florida Panthers
Sean Zimmerman
[7]
October 6, 2010
To Vancouver Canucks
Andrew Peters
To Florida Panthers
Darcy Hordichuk
[66]
October 5, 2010
To Vancouver Canucks
Ryan Parent
Jonas Andersson
To Nashville Predators
Shane O'Brien
Dan Gendur
[5]
June 25, 2010
To Vancouver Canucks
Keith Ballard
Victor Oreskovich
To Florida Panthers
Steve Bernier
Michael Grabner
1st-round draft pick in 2010
[4]

Players retained[edit]

Player Contract terms
Mario Bliznak 1 year, $550,000 [67][68]
Mason Raymond 2 years, $5.1 million [19]
Jannik Hansen 1 year, $825,000 [18]
Sean Zimmerman 1 year, $500,000 [68][69]
Tanner Glass 1 year, $625,000 [17]
Shane O'Brien 1 year, $1.6 million [16]
Alexandre Bolduc 1 year, $500,000 [15]
Cory Schneider 2 years, $1.8 million [12]
Aaron Rome 2 years, $1.5 million [14]

Free agents acquired[edit]

Player Former team Contract terms
Darren Archibald Free Agent 3 years [70]
Peter Schaefer Free Agent 1 year, $600,000 [25]
Raffi Torres Buffalo Sabres 1 year, $1 million [71]
Bill Sweatt Colorado College (NCAA) 3 years, $2.7 million [24]
Tyler Weiman Colorado Avalanche 1 year, $500,000 [23]
Jeff Tambellini New York Islanders 1 year, $500,000 [21]
Dan Hamhuis Nashville Predators 6 years, $27 million [20]
Manny Malhotra San Jose Sharks 3 years, $7.5 million [22]
Joel Perrault Phoenix Coyotes 1 year, $510,000 [22]
Lee Sweatt TPS Turku (SM-liiga) 1 year, $650,000 [10]
Christopher Tanev RIT Tigers (NCAA) 3 years, $2.7 million [10]
Eddie Lack Brynäs IF (Elitserien) 2 years, $1.8 million [8][68]

Free agents lost[edit]

Player New team Contract terms
Ryan Johnson Chicago Blackhawks 1 year, $500,000 [72]
Kyle Wellwood Atlant Moscow Oblast (KHL) 1 year, $1 million [73]
Willie Mitchell Los Angeles Kings 2 years, $7 million [74]
Matt Pettinger Kölner Haie (DEL) Unknown [75]
Brad Lukowich Dallas Stars 1 year, $1 million [76]
Pavol Demitra Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL) 1 year [77]
Nathan McIver Boston Bruins 2 years, $1.025 million [78][79]
Andrew Raycroft Dallas Stars 2 years, $1.3 million [80]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

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