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List: 30 remaining unrestricted free agents

Jul 31, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT

Petr Sykora, lya Bryzgalov AP

For your afternoon perusal, NHL.com has put together a good list of 30 unrestricted free agents that are still available.

Not surprisingly, Shane Doan tops the list, but some other intriguing options remain. For example…

Petr Sykora: Played for peanuts last year in his return to the NHL following a season in Europe. The 35-year-old Devils winger proved he can still put the puck in the net, scoring 21 goals during the regular season. However, he struggled to produce during the playoffs, spending time in the press box as a healthy scratch. Sykora has said he wants to return to New Jersey, but so far hasn’t been able to reach a deal.

Kristian Huselius: The 33-year-old winger missed all but two games in 2011-12 – the first 25 he was recovering from pectoral surgery, the last 55 he sat out with a groin tear. Obviously his health is a considerable concern (groin injuries can be especially tough to heal), but Huselius is a six-time 20-goal scorer that could presumably be had for cheap. If he can pass a physical, it might be worth rolling the dice.

Tom Kostopoulos: Another 33-year-old, though a very different player than Huselius. Kostopolous is a tough bottom-six forward that played 81 games for the Flames last season, scoring four times and dishing out 124 hits. He’s not too bad with his fists either. Just ask Kevin Bieksa.

  1. broadstbully33 - Jul 31, 2012 at 3:44 PM

    I count 3 not 30

    • homelanddefense - Jul 31, 2012 at 4:16 PM

      check the link

  2. martysbetter - Jul 31, 2012 at 3:47 PM

    Sykora was a pleasant surprise for the Devils last season, however he ran out of gas toward the end of the year – not sure he has a spot left in New Jersey, not good enough to fill a top 6 spot and the bottom 6 is pretty well stacked with Tedenby slated to begin the season with the big club.

  3. bloatedjoxx - Jul 31, 2012 at 4:04 PM

    shut up broadstreetbutthole. u live in a dumpster of a city with a bunch of loser teams to support. the liberty bell should be moved to somewhere that doesnt represent all that is disgusting and evil in america

    • silversun60 - Jul 31, 2012 at 4:19 PM

      But how do you REALLY feel?

    • Doesnotmatter - Aug 1, 2012 at 3:14 AM

      You know there’s a reply button under the posts. I clicked on it a few seconds ago. Just a suggestion. I’m going to leave you now because you’re either mad from reading the Giroux versus Crosby article or a moron.

  4. barkar942 - Jul 31, 2012 at 4:19 PM

    SOUP CAN RULES! Oh, wait, it seems as though he has been banished!

    HOORAY!

    (I only count 3, too, but what do I know)?

    • Eberwizzle - Jul 31, 2012 at 7:24 PM

      I’d rather have the soup can guy pretending to be an idiot than a person who is an idiot and cant read.

      • barkar942 - Jul 31, 2012 at 9:55 PM

        Sorry- didn’t have my glasses on and missed the link!

      • Eberwizzle - Jul 31, 2012 at 9:57 PM

        All in fun buddy

  5. broadstbully33 - Jul 31, 2012 at 5:32 PM

    Bloated are u mad or jealous i can’t tell.

  6. mclovinhockey - Jul 31, 2012 at 6:34 PM

    Yeah Philly is evil… Stupid Philly being the symbol of independence in America, don’t they know independence is evil? Along with that loser Ben Franklin.. All he did was discover electricity. How evil and stupid is he. Electricity is the devil, that’s why you and I never use it right???
    FYI that was all sarcasm. Not sure if soup can would be smart enough to see that.

    • ydj1120 - Aug 1, 2012 at 10:43 AM

      Actually, Franklin did not discover electricity. He discovered the link between lightning and electricity.

  7. philly4lyfe - Jul 31, 2012 at 6:44 PM

    Did he really get banned?

    • Eberwizzle - Jul 31, 2012 at 7:20 PM

      Who cares?

  8. charleslouis99 - Jul 31, 2012 at 8:57 PM

    the soup can dude was always soliciting people for t-shirts. if that’s possible on the internet lol and illegal

  9. filthadelphiadivers - Aug 1, 2012 at 8:21 AM

    What happened to 30 RFA’s?

  10. deeboy - Aug 1, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    Would love to see K-Stop back in Carolina.

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