That offseason turnover should create opportunities for a couple of promising young players.
Strome remains unsigned as training camp looms, but Nelson was in the same boat as a restricted free agent last season, and he signed a three-year deal on the eve of training camp.
Barzal has a legitimate chance to make the team and some are projecting he'll crack the top-six. Parenteau led the Toronto Maple Leafs in goal-scoring last season.
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Gone is veteran rearguard Marek Zidlicky, but that's good news for Pulock, who should lock down a spot on the NHL club.
Halak is the unquestioned starter in Brooklyn when healthy, but that's been anything but a certainty over the last four years. Greiss has proven to be more than capable as a backup, and he actually played five more games than Halak last season.