While I’m not Michael Farkas, I am here today and will do my best to report on the bigger signings of the day within this article. Check back often for updates.

All new updates will be at the top.

Please note that the vast majority of the news below comes from the TSN “Free Agent Frenzy” simalcast on NHL Network, as well as TSN’s Sortable UFA Tracker, and Twitter.

Updates

4:40

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4:34

  • Sheldon Souray, Dal, 1 year, $1.65 million total, $1.65 million cap hit
  • Jim Vendermeer, SJ, 1 year, details to come

4:30

  • Ryan Potulnym Was, 2 years, $1.05 million total, $525,000 cap hit
  • J.S. Giguere, Col, details to come

4:23

  • Alex Ponikarovsky, Car, 1 year, $1.5 million total, $1.5 million cap hit

4:20

  • Marco Sturm, Van, 1 year, $2.25 million total, $2.25 cap hit

4:14

  • Ville Leino, Buf, 6 years, $27 million total, $4.5 million cap hit
  • TRADE: Oilers trade Kurtis Foster to Ducks for Andy Sutton

4:05

  • Benoit Pouliot, Bos, 1 year, $1.1 million total, $1.1 million cap hit
  • Adam Cracknell, StL, details to come

4:00

  • TRADE: Kris Versteeg traded from Phi to Fla for 2012 or 2013 2nd round draft pick and SJ’s 2012 3rd round draft pick

3:38

  • Jake Dowell, Dal, 1 year, $800,000 total, $800,000 cap hit

3:39

  • Alex Auld, Ott, 1 year, $1million total, $1 million cap hit
  • Michael Ryder, Dal, 2 years, $7 million total, $3.5 million cap hit
  • Johan Hedberg, NJ, details to come

3:34

  • Cam Barker, Edm, 1 year, $2.25 million total, $2.25 million cap hit
  • Darcy Hordichuk, Edm, 1 year, $825,000 total, $825,000 cap hit

3:31

  • Erik Cole, Mon, 4 years, $18 million total, $4.5 million cap hit

3:23

  • Joel Ward, Was, 4 years, $12 million total, $3 million per year
  • Marty Reasoner, NYI, 2 years, $2.7 million total, $1.35 million cap hit
  • Alex Bolduc, Pho, 1 year, $575,000 total, $575,000 cap hit
  • Roam Hamrlik, Was, 2 years, $7 million total, $3.5 million cap hit

3:14

  • Steve Sullivan, Pit, 1 year, $1.5 million total, $1.5 million cap hit

3:06

  • Mike Commodore, Det, 1 year, $1million total, $1 million cap hit

3:00

  • Mike Rupp, NYR, 3 years, $4.5 million total, $1.5 million cap hit

2:54

  • Peter Budaj, Mon, 2 years, $2.1 million total, $1.2 million cap hit
  • Jiri Tlusty, Car, 1 year, $525,000 million total, $525,000 cap hit

2:46

  • Brian Boucher, Car, 2 years, $1.9 million total, $950,000 cap hit

2:31

  • Max Talbot, Phi, 5 years, $9 million total, $1.8 million cap hit
  • Derek Meech, Win, 1 year, $700,000 million total, $700,000 cap hit

2:26

  • Radim Vrbata, Pho, 3 years, $9 million total, $3 million cap hit

2:03

  • TRADE: Semyon Varlamov traded from Washington to Colorado for a first round draft pick in 2012 and a second round pick in 2012 or 2013 (Capitals’ choice)

1:57

  • Cody Beach, StL, entry level contract
  • Marcel Goc, Fla, 3 years, $5.1 million total, $1.7 million cap hit

1:53

  • Andrew Brunette, Chi, 1 year, $2 million total, $2 million cap hit
  • Brett McLean, Chi, details to come
  • Andreas Lilja, Phi, 1 year

1:50

  • Michel Ouellet, TB
  • Matt, D’Agostini, StL, 2 years, $2.3 million total, $1.15 million cap hit

1:44

  • Jakub Voracek, Phi, 1 year, $2.25 million total, $2.25 million cap hit

1:38

  • Boyd Gordon, Pho, 2 years, $2.65 million total, $1.325 million cap hit
  • Ed Jovanovski, Fla, 4 years, $16.5 million total, $4.125 cap hit

1:33

  • Raffi Torres, Pho, 2 years, $3.5 million total, $1.75 million cap hit
  • Mike Mancari, Van, 1 year, $525,000 total, $525,000 cap hit
  • Vernon Fiddler, Dal, 3 years, $5.4 million total, $1.8 million cap hit
  • Radek Dvorak, Dal, 1 year, $1.5 million total, $1.5 million cap hit
  • Jan Hejda, Col, 4 years, $13 million total, $3.25 million cap hit
  • Tim Brent, Car, 2 years, $1.5 million total, $750,000 cap hit

1:23

  • Jaromir Jagr, Phi, 1 year, $3.3 million total, $3.3 million cap hit
  • Mike Smith, Pho, 2 years, $4 million total, $2 million cap hit

1:15

  • Sean O’Donnell, Chi, 1 year, $850,000 total, $850,000 cap hit
  • Scottie Upshall, Fla, 4 years, $14 million total, $3.5 million cap hit
  • Chris Butler, Cal, 2 years, $2.5 million total, $1.25 million cap hit
  • Jeff Halpern, Was, 1 year, $825,000 total, $825,000 cap hit

1.06

  • Adam Pardy, Dal, 2 years, $4 million total, $2 million cap hit

1:00

  • Jose Theodore, Fla, 2 years, $3 million total, $1.5 million cap hit

12:56

  • Ben Eager, Edm, 3 years, $3.3 million total, $1.1 million cap hit
  • Jamal Mayers, Chi, 1 year, $550,000 total, $550,000 cap hit

12:46

  • Mathieu Garon, TB, 2 years, $2.6 million total, $1.3 million cap hit

12:45

Here’s a list of today’s signings thus far:

  • Andy Green, NJ, 4 years, undisclosed amount
  • Drew Miller, Det, 2 years, $1.65 million total, $825,000 cap hit
  • Tyler Kennedy, Pit, 2 years, $4 million total, $2 million cap hit
  • Chris Higgins, Van, 2 years, $3.8 million total, $1.9 million cap hit
  • James Wisniewski, CBJ, 6 years, 33 million total, $5.5 million cap hit
  • Sami Salo, Van, 1 year, $2 million total, $2 million cap hit
  • Josh Harding, Min, 1 year, $570,000 total, $570,000 cap hit
  • Patrick Eaves, Det, 3 years, $3.6 million, $1.2 million cap hit