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NHL Rumors: Bruins, Hurricanes, Jets, Islanders, and Top 10 Remaining NHL Free Agents

Jeremy Swayman is now eligible for offer sheets

Sportsnet: Boston Bruins RFA goaltender Jeremy Swayman did not file for salary waivers.

Steve Conroy: The Bruins did not apply for salary compensation to Swayman.

Jimmy Murphy: Swayman is now eligible to sign the offer sheet.

Carolina Hurricanes interested in Nikolaj Ehlers, Islanders interest unknown

Stephen Rosner: Can confirm existing reports that the Carolina Hurricanes are very interested in Nikolaj Ehlers. It did for the Hurricanes after losing Jake Guentzel.

Before the draft the New York Islanders were interested in Ehlers. Not sure if the Islanders signing Anthony Duclair changes their level of interest.

NHL Rumors: Do Maple Leafs Owe Craig Berube To Give It A Shot With Mitch Marner?

There are 10 free agents left in the NHL

Sportsnet: A look at the top NHL free agents left for teams looking for bargains, veterans and low-risk signings.

1. Daniel Sprong – RW – Put up 18 goals and 43 points last year for the Detroit Red Wings in about 12 minutes per night. The New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs may want to trade.

2. Tyler Johnson – C – Can play on the wing if needed. Scored 17 goals and 31 points in 67 games.

3. Filip Zadina – RW/LW – Did not qualify for the San Jose Sharks. 13 goals last year but it was -44.

4. Calen Addison – RD – He is only 24 years old and has played 17 minutes per night with the Sharks.

5. John Klingberg – RD – His season was cut short by injury after playing 20 minutes per night with the Leafs.

6. Tyson Barrie – RD – The third guy who can play on the second PP unit.

7. Tony DeAngelo – D – Played for five teams in the last five seasons. He is only 28 years old with 210 points in 371 games.

8. Alex Nylander – RW/LW – The 26-year-old has scored 11 goals in 23 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets, who acquired him from Pittsburgh.

9. Max Pacioretty – LW – After battling back from two Achilles injuries he scored just four goals but added 19 assists in 47 games.

10. James van Riemsdyk – LW/RW – Scored 11 goals and 27 points in 71 games but saw his role diminish with the Boston Bruins after the trade deadline.

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