2009's Top 20 NHL Free Agents

Tab BamfordSenior Writer IJune 8, 2009

2009's Top 20 NHL Free Agents

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 16:  Martin Havlat #24 of the Chicago Blackhawks acknowledges the fans after he was named the number 1 star of their 3-2 overtime win against the Calgary Flames during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cu

1. Daniel Sedin, LW

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 09:  Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks warms up prior to the NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  The Kings defeated the Canucks 3-2.  (Photo by Victor Decol

2. Henrik Sedin, C

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    VANCOUVER, CANADA - APRIL 7: Henrik Sedin #33 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates his goal during their game against Calgary Flames at General Motors Place April 7, 2009 in Vancouver, Canada.   (Photo by Nick Didlick/Getty Images)

3. Mike Cammalleri, LW

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    TORONTO - MARCH 14:  Mike Cammalleri #13 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the game at Air Canada Centre on March 14, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

4. Martin Havlat, RW

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    CHICAGO - MARCH 29: Martin Havlat #24 of the Chicago Blackhawks fires a shot against the Vancouver Canucks on March 29, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Canucks defeated the Blackhawks 4-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

5. Marian Hossa, RW

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    DETROIT - MAY 31:  Marian Hossa #81 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on May 31, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

6. Jay Bouwmeester, D

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    SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 15: Jay Bouwmeester #4 of the Florida Panthers skates against the Washington Capitals on February 15, 2009 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Jon Greenberg/Getty Images)

7. Alex Tanguay, LW

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    UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 02: Alex Tanguay #13 of the Montreal Canadiens skates against the New York Islanders on April 2, 2009 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

8. Nik Antropov, C

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    WASHINGTON - APRIL 15:  Nik Antropov #80 of the New York Rangers sets up a second period goal against Jose Theodore #60 of the Washington Capitals during Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 15, 20

9. Erik Cole, RW

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    NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 23:  Erik Cole #26 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates against the New Jersey Devils during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 23, 2009 at the Prudential Center in Newark,

10. Martin Gaborik, RW

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11. Petr Sykora, RW

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    DENVER - JANUARY 10:  Petr Sykora #17 of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes a shot past Brett Clark #5 as goaltender Andrew Raycroft #1 the Colorado Avalanche defends the goal during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on January 10, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The A

12. Scott Niedermayer, D

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    DETROIT, MI - MAY 1:  Scott Niedermayer  #27 of the Anaheim Ducks skates against the Detroit Red Wings during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 1, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo

13. Jason Williams, RW

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    DETROIT, MI - MARCH 7:  Jason Williams #29 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates in a game against the Detroit Red Wings on March 7, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

14. Marc-Andre Bergeron, D

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    UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 25:  Marc-Andre Bergeron #47 of the Minnesota Wild skates against the New York Islanders on March 25, 2009 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

15. Samuel Pahlsson, C

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    CHICAGO - MAY 22:  Samuel Pahlsson #26 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates against the Detroit Red Wings during Game Three of the Western Conference Championship Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 22, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois

16. Brad Winchester, LW

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    CHICAGO - JANUARY 21: Brad Winchester #15 of the St. Louis Blues fires a shot against James Wisniewski #43 of the Chicago Blackhawks on January 21, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo byJonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

17. Jordan Leopold, D

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    PITTSBURGH - MARCH 25:  Defenseman Jordan Leopold skates with the puck on March 25, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

18. Manny Malhorta, C

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    SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER. 27:  Manny Malhorta #27 of the Dallas Stars celebrates his goal with teammate Bill Guerin #13 during the NHL game against the Florida Panthers at the Office Depot Center on December 27, 2002 in Sunrise, Florida.  The Stars won 4-0.

19, Derek Morris, D

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    NEW YORK - MARCH 24:  Derek Morris #53 of the New York Rangers skates against the Minnesota Wild on March 24, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Wild 3-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

20. Chris Chelios, D

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    DETROIT - MAY 30:  Chris Chelios #24 of the Detroit Red Wings warms up prior to Game 1 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena on May 30, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)