Six centres the Calgary Flames could chase

Marcus Kruger, Chicago Blackhawks

2012-13: 47GP 4G 9A 13Pts

The Stanley Cup champs are in a bit of a pickle against the salary cap.

Paul Stastny, Colorado Avalanche

2012-13: 40GP 9G 15A 24Pts

The Avalanche have Matt Duchene, Ryan O’Reilly and first overall pick Nathan MacKinnon to play centre.

Peter Mueller, UFA

2012-13: 43GP 8G 9A 17Pts

After one season with the Florida Panthers, the 25-year-old, who was the eighth overall pick of the Phoenix Coyotes in 2006 is looking for a deal.

David Perron, St. Louis Blues

2012-13: 48GP 10G 15A 25Pts

The Blues are another team with salary-cap considerations to make, still with a couple of big-ticket players to sign in defenceman Alex Pietrangelo and forward Chris Stewart.

Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers

2012-13: 46GP 4G 11A 15Pts

Speaking of teams up against the salary cap, the Flyers once again are trying to juggle the payroll.

Damien Brunner, UFA

2012-13: 44GP 12G 14A 26Pts

Whether Brunner is a true centre isn’t really proven.

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