Most people may have forgotten, but the NHL free agency period is still rolling—or crawling for that matter—along.
While all eyes are still focused on where Ilya Kovalchuk will end up, there are still several players available who can help certain teams out in the locker room, as well as on the ice.
Veteran leaders are as important to most teams as their first line. The players on this list have been leaders in the NHL for years now and can still provide valuable insight for teams that have been relying on too much youth.
Here are five free agents who can help lead in the locker room.