Former Worcester AHL players who are now NHL free agents, 2017 edition

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Below is a list of former Worcester AHL players that are new NHL unrestricted free agents or restricted free agents. These players can sign with any NHL organization after July 1st. Those that are restricted free agents and sign with a new organization cause their new teams to have to give compensation, based on average salary, to the organization losing the player.

This listing includes just those player who played in the 2016-17 season on NHL contracts and does not include players who played in the AHL, ECHL, or overseas on non-NHL contracts.

Unrestricted Free Agents (Former team)
Andrew Desjardins (Chicago)
Bobby Farnham (Montreal)
Micheal Haley (San Jose)
Bracken Kearns (NYI)
Brandon Mashinter (Chicago)
Jay McClement (Carolina)
Matt Taormina (Tampa Bay)
Matt Tennyson (Carolina)
Dennis Wideman (Calgary)
Tommy Wingels (Ottawa)

Restricted Free Agents (Rights holder team)
Barclay Goodrow (San Jose)
Mirco Mueller (New Jersey)
Matt Nieto (Colorado)
Chris Tierney (San Jose)


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