NHL Free Agency: 10 Players That Will Help Their Teams Playoff Chances

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NHL Free Agency: 10 Players That Will Help Their Teams Playoff Chances
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It's October, and though the leaves are falling and the temperatures are dropping, optimism and hope are at all-time highs...that is unless you're in Ottawa (sorry, Sens fans).

Over the course of the summer season, lot of faces ended up in new places across the NHL. Trades, transactions and of course free agent signings—every move made with the hope that it will bring a team one step closer to the ultimate prize: the Stanley Cup.

So as each team works to get off to a hot start in 2011-12 and take the first steps toward a playoff berth, let's look inside the 30 locker rooms. Here are 10 free agent signings who improve their team's chances of making a run into the postseason... 

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