UPDATED – BCHL Alumni Set to Hit the NHL Free Agent Market:

Former Nanaimo Clippers defenceman and pending NHL unrestricted free agent Jason Garrison
(Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images)
With July 1st coming up on Sunday and the doors to NHL Free Agency swinging open, there are a number of former BCHL players who are set to hit the market. 
There are 17 who are eligible for unrestricted free agency and 10 who are restricted free agents. The unrestricted free agents are sort by position alphabetically while the restricted free agents are sorted alphabetically by NHL team with their rights.
There may some I’ve missed on this list, if you have any corrections, please send them to bmwwiebe@gmail.com.

Unrestricted Free Agents 

F Byron Bitz (Nanaimo) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=14041

F Gilbert Brule (Quesnel) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=10235

F Andrew Ebbett (Salmon Arm) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=10418

F Tanner Glass (Nanaimo/Penticton) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=14085

F Kyle Greentree (Victoria) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11408

F Tyler McNeely (Surrey/Coquitlam) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=24826

F Brendan Morrison (Penticton) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=4321

F Rod Pelley (Prince George/Vernon) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11019

F Casey Pierro-Zabotel (Merritt) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11590

F Raymond Sawada (Nanaimo) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11425

F Trevor Smith (Quesnel) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11437

F Matt Watkins (Vernon) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=14871

D Tyler Eckford (Surrey) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11919

D Jason Garrison (Nanaimo) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=24173

D Greg Zanon (Victoria/Surrey) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=10220

G Mark Dekanich (Coquitlam) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11988

G Brad Thiessen (Penticton/Prince George/Merritt) SIGNED – 1 year, two way contract worth $525,000 at the NHL level, unknown salary at the AHL level

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11914

Restricted Free Agents
Dallas F Jamie Benn (Victoria) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=15399

Dallas D Jordie Benn (Victoria) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=19742

Minnesota D Chay Genoway (Vernon) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=24398

Montreal D Brendon Nash (Salmon Arm)  SIGNED – 1 year, two way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level, $75,000 at the AHL level

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=32176

New York Rangers D Lee Baldwin (Burnaby/Victoria) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=40086

Philadelphia F Harry Zolnierczyk (Alberni Valley) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=39068

Pittsburgh G Marc Cheverie (Nanaimo) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=11982

San Jose D Matt Irwin (Nanaimo) SIGNED – 1 year, two way contract worth $650,000 at the NHL level, $105,000 at the AHL level
http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=18745Toronto D Cody Franson (Trail) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=10431

Winnipeg D Brett Festerling (Quesnel) 

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=14082

Winnipeg F Ben Maxwell (Surrey)

http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=9337

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