Five NHL players whose free-agent fortunes have changed in playoffs (Video)

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are funny. Your team falls short, and your legacy is tarnished even if you had nothing to do with that defeat. Usually this happens because you’re Russian.

But if your team succeeds and you play a part in that, and then enter free agency? Well open up the Scrooge McDuck Money Bin and dive on in.

Here are Five People Whose Free-Agent Fortunes Have Changed in the NHL Playoffs.

Go ahead and put your choices in the comments!

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