Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/16/11 at 06:11 PM ET
from Adam Proteau of The Hockey News,
The biggest busts – so far – of the 2011 unrestricted free agent market:
10. Marty Reasoner, C, NY Islanders- The Isles jumped on the first day of free agency to sign Reasoner to a two-year, $2.7 million contract. Unfortunately, the 34-year-old – who tied a career-high with 14 goals for Florida in 2010-11 – has amassed only a single assist and a minus-7 rating.
1. Ville Leino, C/LW, Buffalo- Sabres owner Terry Pegula was one of the most aggressive players in unrestricted free agency, but it appears he and GM Darcy Regier were overly aggressive in signing the 28-year-old Leino to a six-year, $27-million deal. In return, Leino has flopped badly to begin his Buffalo career, with just two goals and four points in 17 games. That’s a nine-goal, 18-point pace – and at $4.5 million this season, that’s also incredibly awful.
read on for everyone in-between….
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