Winners, losers, and big takeaways from Day 1 of free agency

The first day of free agency is over and done with, and there was certainly no shortage of spending in the NHL. Whenever there's this kind of flurry of news and player movement, it's understandably difficult to truly wrap your head around the impact of it all.

So let's try to work our way through the most actionable bits of information to come from the true start of the offseason. We'll take a look at some of the notable winners, losers, and biggest takeaways that emerged across the league.

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