July 1st, the third most interesting player transaction day of the season behind the trade deadline and the NHL Entry Draft.
A chance for hockey teams to bolster their squads for free, well without forfeiting assets anyway, as the day truly is always extremely expensive.
Brian Burke once opined that more mistakes are made on that one day every year than every other day combined by NHL executives.
Which is ironic, because on that day in 2015 Burke’s young Padawan (trying to be new Stars Wars movie hip) may have made his biggest miscalculation in his young GM career. - Full Article –