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Canucks Place Jake Virtanen On Waivers To Buy Out Contract

Jul 25, 2021 3:16 PM

The Vancouver Canucks placed Jake Virtanen on unconditional waivers Sunday for the purpose of buying out the final year of his contract.

Canucks general manager Jim Benning confirmed the decision in an announcement on the team's official Twitter account.

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Rangers Buying Out Tony DeAngelo

Jul 23, 2021 2:09 PM

The New York Rangers are buying out the player they paid to go away and giving the money saved to a back-to-back Stanley Cup champion they hope will improve team chemistry on and off the ice.

The Rangers put defenseman Tony DeAngelo on unconditional waivers Friday for the purposes of buying out the final year of his contract. Hours earlier, they introduced new forward Barclay Goodrow after he signed a $21.6 million contract.

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Flyers Place Shayne Gostisbehere On Waivers

Mar 31, 2021 1:03 AM

If relegating starting goalie Carter Hart to practice-only duty this week didn't get the Philadelphia Flyers' attention, perhaps placing defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere on waivers will.

Philadelphia made the surprising move involving one of its top defensemen on Tuesday, a day after the team nearly became the first to lose to the Buffalo Sabres in more than a month.

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Rangers Place Tony DeAngelo On Waivers

Feb 1, 2021 12:21 AM

The New York Rangers placed defenseman Tony DeAngelo on waivers Sunday.

It was a surprising move considering New York signed DeAngelo, 25, to a two-year, $9.6 million extension this past October.

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Red Wings Claim Christian Djoos Off Waivers From Ducks

Jan 10, 2021 1:31 AM

The Detroit Red Wings claimed defenseman Christian Djoos off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.

The Red Wings announced the move. The 26-year-old Djoos played 11 games for Anaheim and Washington last season.

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Devils Buy Out Cory Schneider's Deal

Oct 8, 2020 2:01 PM

The New Jersey Devils have placed veteran goaltender Cory Schneider on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out the final two years of his contract.

The Devils announced the move on Thursday, the day before the start of the NHL's free agency period.

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Red Wings Place Justin Abdelkader On Buyout Waivers

Oct 6, 2020 1:34 PM

The Detroit Red Wings placed forward Justin Abdelkader on unconditional waivers Tuesday for the purpose of buying out his contract. 

Abdelkader had three years remaining on his contract at a salary cap hit of $4.25 million. His buyout will span six years for Detroit.

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Penguins Buying Out Jack Johnson's Contract

Oct 5, 2020 2:35 PM

The Penguins are buying out Jack Johnson's contract, the team announced Monday.

Pittsburgh put the 33-year-old defenseman on unconditional waivers for the purpose of a buyout.

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Coyotes Place Michael Grabner On Waivers

Oct 4, 2020 1:17 AM

Michael Grabner was placed on waivers by the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday for the purpose of buying out his contract.

The forward, who turns 33 on Monday, scored 11 points (eight goals, three assists) in 46 games this season. He scored three goals in nine games during the postseason, helping the Coyotes defeat the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers before losing to the Colorado Avalanche in the Western Conference First Round.

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Senators Place Bobby Ryan On Waivers

Sep 26, 2020 1:25 AM

Bobby Ryan was placed on waivers by the Ottawa Senators on Friday for the purpose of a buyout.

Ryan, 33, won the Masterton Trophy, the NHL's award for perseverance, on Sept. 7 after publicly sharing his battle with alcohol issues. He entered the NHL/NHL Players' Assistance program on Nov. 20 to get help for his addiction issues.

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Capitals Place Brendan Leipsic On Waviers After Remarks

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Ilya Kovalchuk Leaves Kings, Placed On Waivers

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Devils Place Goaltender Cory Schneider On Waivers

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Report: Red Wings Place Jonathan Ericsson On Waivers

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Devils Sign Veteran Joe Morrow, Waive Him For AHL Depth

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Hurricanes Acquire James Reimer From Panthers
The Panthers receive goalie Scott Darling in the trade, and will place him on waivers with the intention of buying out the last two years of his contract.

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Stars To Buy Out Nichushkin; Canucks Place Spooner On Waivers
The Canucks have placed Ryan Spooner on waivers to buy out the final year of his contract.

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Capitals Waive Devante Smith-Pelly
The Capitals had signed Devante Smith-Pelly to a one-year deal in the offseason.

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Sabres Place Remi Elie On Waivers; Leafs Cut Martin Marincin
Martin Maracin became expendable after the Maple Leafs acquired Jake Muzzin from the Kings on Monday.

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Kings Claim Nikita Scherbak Off Waivers From Canadiens
Nikita Scherbak has played in 29 career NHL games, all with the Canadiens.

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Avs Claim Marko Dano Off Waivers From Jets
Marko Dano played in 23 games for the Jets last season, with two goals and an assist.

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Ducks Claim Pontus Aberg Off Waivers From Oilers
Pontus Aberg has collected 18 points in 68 NHL games with the Predators and Oilers.

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Flames Waive Troy Brouwer
Troy Brouwer has struggled in two seasons since signing an $18 million, four-year contract with the Flames in free agency.

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Avs Buy Out Brooks Orpik
Veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik is now an unrestricted free agent.

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Avs Sign Philipp Grubauer, Place Brooks Orpik On Waivers
According to multiple reports, Philipp Grubauer's three-year deal is worth $10 million.

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Sharks Place Paul Martin On Waivers
The Sharks placed Paul Martin on waivers with the intention of buying him out.

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Jagr Clears Waivers, Joins HC Kladno In Czech Republic
JaromirJagr, 45, signed a one-year deal with the Flames in October.

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Flames Place Jaromir Jagr On Waivers
Veteran Jaromir Jagr has been limited to playing in 22 games this season due to injury.

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Jackets Claim Jussi Jokinen Off Waivers From Kings
Veteran forward Jussi Jokinen has scored 187 goals in 932 career NHL games.

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Sharks Place Paul Martin On Waivers
Paul Martin has been limited to playing in three games this season due to injury and illness.

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