Tracking all of the NHL free agency movement on Day 1


The NHL free agent market opens Wednesday at noon ET, and there should be a flurry of activity as all 32 teams try to sign the top players available to new contracts.

This year's crop of unrestricted free agents features plenty of notable names, including Dougie Hamilton, Ryan Suter, Kyle Palmieri, Philipp Grubauer, Blake Coleman, Brandon Saad and many more.

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Follow all of the action right here with our live blog. We'll be providing live updates of the latest news, rumors and completed contracts.

5:53 p.m.: Even more goalie news from the Bruins.

5:28 p.m.: The Bruins are signing goalie Linus Ullmark.

Dougie Hamilton's deal with the Devils is massive.

4:47 p.m.: A couple rivals are bolstering their scoring depth.

3:05 p.m.: The Bruins have added a few depth forwards.

The Lightning have bolstered their depth, too.

2 p.m.: Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer is headed to the Seattle Kraken.

The Blackhawks are adding a defenseman in Jake McCabe.

The Kings are getting a very good two-way center.

1:05 p.m.: Jonathan Bernier is headed to New Jersey.

1 p.m.: A good defenseman addition for the Minnesota Wild.

12:38 p.m.: More moves are coming in.

12:17 p.m.: Some defenseman updates from Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.

12:04 p.m.: Here are some more updates.

Noon: NHL free agency has officially begun!

11:54 a.m.: David Savard to Montreal? He just beat the Canadiens in the 2021 Stanley Cup Final with the Lightning.


11:51 a.m.: Ryan Suter is headed to Dallas.

We have another trade.

11:49 a.m.: Former NHL player Jimmy Hayes weighs in on Blake Coleman's situation.

11:10 a.m.: The Bruins could use a veteran goalie.

10:50 a.m.: A couple more updates as we approach 11 a.m. ET.

10:20 a.m.: Not a surprise here.

10:10 a.m.: The Oilers are making a huge bet on Zach Hyman.

10:05 a.m.: Here's another Jack Eichel update from Michael Russo of The Athletic.

9:40 a.m.: General managers love players like Blake Coleman.

9:25 a.m.: Ryan Getzlaf has played his entire career with the Ducks and won a Stanley Cup in 2007. Could his tenure in Anaheim finally be coming to an end?

8:45 a.m.: A couple goalie updates from TSN's Pierre LeBrun.

8:20 a.m. ET: Here are a couple items to get the blog started.

Also, a Jack Eichel update.