Following the Kovalchuk sweepstakes, the NHL community has a good idea of who is going where next year.
Many experts have focused on the impact Anton Volchenkov (Devils), Dan Hamhuis (Canucks), and Ray Whitney (Coyotes) will have on their new teams. Although these signings will have a big impact on the league, some players who will be an important addition to their team have gone unnoticed.
The following are 10 signings that may not have made headlines, but by completing these deals, these 10 respective teams have improved their roster.
Credit to USA Today Free Agent Tracker for information about free agents.