In the NHL, July 1 is a day that is usually looked forward to and remembered for the big player signings with new teams. What people don't remember are the reasons why the player left his former team.
Perhaps it was because his prior team needed the money to sign another player. Maybe he was a problem in the locker room, or perhaps it was just time for both parties to move on.
This year is no different, and each team has at least one player that it needs to let go—or does it?
Who are they? Let's find out.