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NHL free agent busts

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 26: Bobby Holik #16 of the New York Rangers looks on from the bench during the NHL game against the Washington Capitals at MCI Center on January 26, 2003 in Washington, DC. The Capitals defeated the Rangers 7-2. (Photo By Mitchell Layton/Getty Images/NHLI)

NHL Free Agency: 10 biggest busts

We've entered the stretch of the NHL calendar when a few GMs inevitably lose their mind and offer somebody way more money than they're worth.

So whether they're limited by injuries or just not that good anymore, countless free agent signings never live up to the hype, or the numbers on their paycheque.

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