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NHL free agent busts

NEW YORK - MARCH 08: Dennis Wideman #6 of the Boston Bruins is hit in the face by the skate of Scott Gomez #19 of the New York Rangers on March 8, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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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