Toronto was cautious but added decent players in Colton Orr, and Mike Komisarek.
Montreal added Jaroslav Spacek, Hal Gill, and Mike Cammalleri.
The Bruins retained Byron Bitz while adding Steve Begin.
All three Northeast division foes added impact players to their respective rosters in the hopes of getting better and attempting to overthrow Sid the Kid and Malkin the Great.
Only problem is, the only team we care about here at Sabrenoise.com stood still while the league revolved around them.
I had not expected the Sabres to make a Terrell Owens size splash today, but after a half way decent draft that might bring two prospects into Buffalo that buck the current trend of player types in Sabreland, the Sabres reverted back to their stingy, develop from within strategy that has proven faulty in the past.