Buy, buy, buy.
At noon on July 1st, that's what fans want the general manager of their favorite hockey team to do. Many got their wish.
Unfortunately for most, the elation of signing high salary players players has faded, and been replaced by feelings of vexation, confusion, and despair.
In a team by team run down of how each NHL franchise has fared with the signings they made in the 2010 off-season through the quarter mark of 2010-2011, I'll prove what I implied months ago: sometimes, they're free agents for a reason.