(Yeah, we used this headline for last year's free agent day. Sue us.)
Things are already a little goofy with some signings and trades, but at noon today, everything pretty much devolves into an Andy Kaufman show when the free agency period officially begins.
Tune in to Empty Netters about that time as we try to make sense of what is sure to be a pretty hectic day for the Penguins who will probably have 10 unrestricted free agents on the market.
EMPTY NETTER ASSISTS
-The Penguins are still trying to hang on to Marian Hossa.
-The Flyers acquired defenseman Tim Ramholt from the Flames for forward Kyle Greentree.
-Philadelphia put defenseman Denis Gauthier, Jr. on waivers.
-The Sabres signed forward Paul Gaustad to a four-year deal.
The Capitals signed defenseman Mike Green to a four-year deal.
-The Panthers signed forward Rostislav Olesz to a six-year contract.
-Tampa Bay is still trying to sign forward Brian Rolston.
-If nothing else, the Lightning's new owners are characters.
-After buying out Alexei Zhitnik, the Thrashers will be in the market for a top defenseman.
-The Red Wings signed defenseman Andreas Lilja to a two-year deal.
-The Blackhawks expect to go after some big names today.
-Oilers defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky wasn't exactly happy about being dealt from the Kings.
-It doesn't look like goaltender Jose Theodore will be returning to Colorado.
-The Sharks signed goon Jody Shelley to a two-year deal.
-It's looking likely the Ducks will sign restricted free agent Corey Perry.