There’s been plenty of player movement around the NHL over the last week. Whether through trades, the draft or free agency, this is the time of year when a lot of lineups get shuffled and the stage is set for the upcoming season. It can get downright overwhelming at times, which is why we’re here to put it all in perspective.
Yes, Connor McDavid is amazing. And, yeah, it is kind of crazy that Phil Kessel could be skating on a line with Sidney Crosby in October. For the purposes of this piece though, we’re just going to focus on players that have switched teams via free agency.
It wasn’t a star-studded crop this summer by any means, but some key guys did land in pretty good spots to make a significant impact next season. So here are 10 of them.