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NHL free agency 2021: Grades, analysis for every big signing

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Philipp Grubauer explains what convinced him to join the Kraken (2:03)

Philipp Grubauer shares what went into his decision to sign with the Kraken. (2:03)

The NHL free agency signing period for 2021 is officially open.

For each key player who signs a deal, we'll assess the player's fit with his new team, weigh whether the terms of the deal make sense and serve up an overall grade for the team.

We'll continue to grade the most notable moves through the offseason, so check back for fresh grades as deals are consummated; the newest grades will be up top.

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Note: Advanced stats via Natural Stat Trick and Evolving Wild, unless otherwise noted.