Who Were The Worst NHL Free Agent Signings of 2013?

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Stephen Weiss, DET (5 yrs, $24.5M)

Dec 4, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss (90) during the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

This is one I questioned greatly at the time of the signing, and so far I have been proven right.  Weiss just didn’t seem like the type of player that would be a fit in the Detroit system, and definitely not for the term and the dollar amount he ended up getting.  Although beset by injuries yet again this season for the second year in a row, I think even I could get the 2 goals and 2 assists that he has in 26 games with Detroit.