The Montreal Canadiens on Saturday submitted qualifying offers to five restricted free agents, including forward Max Domi.
Domi, 25, scored 17 goals and 44 points in 71 games this season. He added three assists in 10 post-season games this summer.
NHL teams have until Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. ET to submit qualifying offers to restricted free agents, which can be signed on Day 1 of free agency two days later at 12 p.m.
The Canadiens have also sent offers to forward Charles Hudon and defencemen Noah Juulsen, Xavier Ouellet and Victor Mete.
Mete, 22, scored four goals and added 11 points in 51 games this past year. Hudon, 26, had one goal and one assist in 15 games with the Canadiens this season.
Ouellet had two assists through 12 games. Juulsen played 13 games with the Canadiens’ American Hockey League affiliate in Laval, Que.
The Canadiens did not give offers to forwards Aaron Luchuk, Andrew Sturtz and Antoine Waked.