NHL Free Agency Day 1 Recap: All the rumours and deals

Elliotte Friedman gives his take on how Drew Doughty re-signing with the Kings impacts the Senators ability to retain Erik Karlsson.

Happy John Tavares Canada Day, hockey fans!

Below we tracked all the news and rumours, analysis and reaction from the busiest transaction day of the hockey year.

Free agency, and its ensuing floodgates, opened with a bang. Giddy all the way up.

Check our NHL SIGNING TRACKER for a list of confirmed contracts and scroll down the blog for a recap of how the action unfolded.

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