Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/20/14

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 28: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils loks on against the Atlanta Thrashers at the Prudential Center on December 28, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Thrashers 3-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
In less than six hours after the opening of the free agency period on Sunday, 50 players around the NHL had landed new deals. Yet the first day of free agency still couldn't shake the feeling of being colossally underwhelming. There was activity, sure, but none of the marquee names are on the move, yet. That may be largely because there aren't many marquee names on the market to begin with. After forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter, there really aren't a lot of guys out there that will have a dramatic impact. With no one competition on the...
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