3 Free-Agent Forwards Who Should Get Signed During 2023-24

Although the 2023-24 season is here, there are still some free-agent forwards who should find new homes during it. Let’s discuss three of them who could get signed soon.

Patrick Kane: Patrick Kane will be signed. The future Hall of Famer is focusing on his recovery and waiting to see how teams are doing before making his decision. Teams to watch include the Buffalo Sabres, Dallas Stars, Florida Panthers, and Detroit Red Wings. 

Phil Kessel: Phil Kessel is another big-name free agent who has a good chance of being signed this season. When injuries inevitably pick up, teams needing some scoring depth could consider bringing in the three-time Stanley Cup champ.

Danton Heinen: Danton Heinen has not officially been released from his PTO with the Boston Bruins, and it seems quite possible that a deal could happen between the player and the club. If not, he should get a deal elsewhere, as he is a serviceable bottom-six forward.

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