Who Were The Worst NHL Free Agent Signings of 2013?

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Ryane Clowe, NJD (5 years, $24.25M)

Jan 12, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; New Jersey Devils left wing Ryane Clowe (29) during their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs beat the Devils 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

After a dreadful start in San Jose and then having his season plagued at the end by a head injury, you have to wonder what the Devils were thinking by offering the big Newfoundland native a long term deal.  Well, as it turns out, more injuries have limted him to just 18 games so far this season, although he has a pretty respectable 11 points in those games. You just worry about the longevity and the ability to perform over the term of the contract.