NHL Free Agency: Day 1 deals

The NHL's free agency period didn't take long to get going, with several of the biggest names signing deals within the first few hours.

Catch up on the biggest deals here, and for a run-down of every single signing, head over to our free agent tracker.

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Nathan Horton

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 19: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins skates on the ice during warm ups for Game Four of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks at TD Garden on June 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lupul gets go-ahead goal as Leafs hold off 'Canes

Toronto Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak, left, celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Thursday, March 28, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Andrew Ference removes playoff beard on Vine and it’s fantastic (Video)

Coyotes sign Mike Ribeiro to 4-year deal with $5.5M cap hit

Ryane Clowe, three goal scorer, signs with Devils for five years, $24.25 million

Chicago Blackhawks v Detroit Red Wings - Game Six

DETROIT, MI - MAY 27: Valtteri Filppula #51 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to get around Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Chicago won the game 4-3 to tie the series 3-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Chicago Blackhawks Victory Parade And Rally

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 28: Ray Emery #30 of the Chicago Blackhawks is introduced to the crowd during the Chicago Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally on June 28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Seven

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 29: Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks breaks up the ice against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ebbett, Hansen lead Canucks past Predators, 7-4

Vancouver Canucks center Maxim Lapierre (40) celebrates his goal against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during the second period of their NHL hockey game, Thursday, March,14, 2013, in Vancouver. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

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