Here is a current list of Pitttsburgh Penguin players who’s contracts are up and become free agents as of 12:01 pm, July 1st 2010.
Click here for the 2011 list: Pittsburgh Penguins 2011 Free Agent List
Click here if you are looking for all of the Pittsburgh Penguin salary cap numbers:
Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 – 2010 Salary Cap Numbers
Unrestricted Free Agents: On July 1st, 2010 any player not under contract who is 27 years or older or who has at least 7 years of experience in the NHL, is a Unrestricted Free agent. Free to go where they want and take whatever pay the get offered.
Salaries listed are in millions.
Here is a list of Unrestricted Free Agents the Penguins have at the end of the Year, their age, their current salary level, and position : You can click on their name to see their lifetime stats – The players stats while with the Penguins are listed to the right of the player along with their age & salary. If the player doesn’t have stats, they only played for the Penguins farm teams.
|Sergei Gonchar||35||5.5||D||62||11||39||50||-4||* Signed a 3 year deal with Ottawa for $5.5M a year 7/1/2010|
|Bill Guerin||39||2.0||R||78||21||24||45||-9||*Tried out for and cut by Philadelphia Flyers|
|Matt Cooke||30||1.2||L||79||15||15||30||17||*Signed a 3 year deal at an average $1.8M a year on 6/22/2010|
|Ruslan Fedotenko||30||2.25||L||80||11||19||30||-17||*Signed a 1 year deal with the New York Rangers for $1M 10/4/2010|
|Mark Eaton||32||2.0||D||79||3||13||16||5||* Signed a 2 year deal with the Islanders for $2.5M a year 7/2/2010|
|Alexei Ponikarovsky||29||2.11||L||16||2||7||9||-6||* Signed a 1 year deal with the LA Kings for $3M a year 7/27/2010|
|Jordan Leopold||29||1.75||D||20||4||4||8||5||* Signed a 3 year deal with Buffalo for $3M a year 7/1/2010|
|Ben Lovejoy||25||.5||D||12||0||3||3||8||*Signed a 3 year deal at .525M a year on 6/21/2010 first year is a 2 way deal|
|Deryk Engelland||27||.5||D||9||0||2||2||-2||*Signed with Penguins – 1 year .5M - 2 way deal on 5/19/2010|
Restricted Free Agents: The Pittsburgh Penguins must extend a qualifying offer to a restricted free agent to retain negotiating rights to that player.
Players who earned less than $660,000 in the previous season must be offered 110 percent of last season’s salary. Players making up to $1 million must be offered 105 percent. Players making over $1 million must be offered 100 percent. If the qualifying offer is not made, the player becomes an unrestricted free agent.
If the player rejects a qualifying offer, he remains a restricted free agent and can file for Salary Arbitration. The Penguins or the player can file for salary arbitration to settle contract disputes. The Penguins can file for arbitration once in a players career, players can file as often as the like. The Penguins cannot ask for players salary to be reduced by more than 15%.
Here is a list of the Restricted Free Agents the Penguins have at the end of the Year, their age, their current salary level and position:
|Chris Conner||25||.5||R||8||2||1||3||-1||*Signed with Penguins – 1 year .55M - 2 way deal on 7/13/2010|
|Nick Johnson||23||.56||R||6||1||1||2||-2||*Signed with Penguins – 1 year .5M - 2 way deal on 6/7/2010|
|Steve Wagner||26||.575||D||*Signed with Penguins – 1 year .5M - 2 way deal on 6/14/2010|
*a 2 way deal is a deal that pays the players less if they play for the Penguins farm team the WBS Penguins.
To view las years signings please click here> “Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 Free Agency moves”