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It’s July 1, meaning Happy New Year for the NHL.

Friday marks the start of the league’s annual Free Agent Frenzy as unrestricted free agents are free to sign where they wish starting at noon.

Though Steven Stamkos ruined some of the fun and suspense by re-signing with the Lightning on an eight-year deal prior to hitting the open market, there is still plenty to look forward to as the NHL’s new league year beings.

Top names such as Milan Lucic, Kyle Okposo, David Backes and plenty of others are still on the board entering Friday.

Here’s a tracker of all the free agent signings and the details behind their deals:

Milan Lucic, 28, has signed with the Oilers, Pierre LeBrun confirmed on Twitter, which there are rumors of it being a seven-year, $42 million, but it hasn’t been confirmed. Lucic had 20 goals, 35 assists and 55 points in 81 games with the Kings last season.



–The Blackhawks have reportedly signed defenseman Brian Campbell, who previously played with them from 2008-11 and went 6-25–31 last year with the Panthers, while logging 22:17 time on ice and ranking as a plus-31.

James Reimer, 28, has signed with the Panthers:

Frans Nielsen, 32, has agreed to terms with the Red Wings. He went 20-32–52 in 81 games last season.

–The Islanders have agreed to terms on a seven-year deal with forward Andrew Ladd, 30, who went 25-21–46 last season, splitting time between the Jets and Blackhawks.

David Backes, 32, is set to sign with the Bruins after going 21-24–45 in 79 games as captain of the Blues last season.




–The Canucks have agreed to terms with free agent forward Loui Eriksson:

–The Sabres have signed Kyle Okposo, who has spent his whole career playing for the Islanders.



Troy Brouwer has inked a four-year deal with the Flames:

–The Wild have agreed to a contract with Eric Staal:

More to come.

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