Who Were The Best NHL Free Agent Signings Of Summer 2013?

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Jan 11, 2014; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber (6) defends Ottawa Senators left wing Clarke MacArthur (16) during the first period at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports

Clarke MacArthur, OTT (2 yrs, $6.5M)

With all due respect to the seasons that Dustin Penner and Mason Raymond are having in Anaheim and Toronto respectively, MacArthur has been Ottawa’s most consistent player.  For a signing that came together quickly after the Daniel Alfredsson departure, he has exceeded expectations from an Ottawa fanbase who was skeptical after seeing how his tenure in Toronto ended, as a third or fourth liner.  As it turns out, it might have been less MacArthur and more Leaf mis-management.