Pens, Canucks are Day 1 winners 

July, 2, 2010

The first day of free agency 2010 is over. As usual, teams and player agents were burning up phone lines throughout North America. While it's probably premature to judge what happened yesterday, I just can't help myself. Here's my take on some winners and losers from Thursday's big money grab.

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E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.