Yesterday was the first day of the NHL free agent signing period, where free agents could sign with new teams if they choose too. It was, as expected, a crazy day seeing the action start as soon as seven minutes into the process.
ESPN gave their good, bad, and the unknown of the first day.
Too Many Men on The Ice broke down the five biggest contracts given out during the first day.
Last but certainly not least, a quick rundown of the action on the Panthers end from yesterday.
Dale Tallon has another former player from the Chicago Blackhawks joining him Dave Bolland” href=”http://therattrick.com/2014/07/01/florida-panthers-sign-dave-bolland/” target=”_blank”>down in Florida in Dave Bolland.
Adding Thornton and MacKenzie went a long ways to helping build a strong fourth line, a crucial piece to any winning team.
Finally, my morning column wrapping up day one and how you can’t put a price on experience especially when your team doesn’t have much.