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.