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Kings Claim Nikita Scherbak Off Waivers From Canadiens

Dec 2, 2018 1:53 PM

The Kings have claimed right wing Nikita Scherbak off waivers from the Canadiens, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Scherbak is a native of Russia who has played in 29 career NHL games, all with Montreal.  He turns 23 on December 30.

Scherbak has not appeared in a game this season with Montreal.  He has played in five games with the Laval Rocket of the American Hockey League. 

Last season he played in 26 regular season games with the Canadiens and he recorded six points including four goals. 

 

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Avs Claim Marko Dano Off Waivers From Jets

Oct 16, 2018 2:08 AM

The Colorado Avalanche have claimed center Marko Dano off waivers from Winnipeg.

The 23-year-old played in 23 games for the Jets last season with two goals and an assist. He was a first-round pick of Columbus in 2013.

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Ducks Claim Pontus Aberg Off Waivers From Oilers

Oct 1, 2018 2:36 PM

The Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has claimed left wing Pontus Aberg on waivers from the Oilers.

Aberg, 25, has collected 18 points in 68 career NHL games with Nashville and Edmonton. Selected by the Predators in the second round (37th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.

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Flames Waive Troy Brouwer

Aug 2, 2018 3:11 PM

The Calgary Flames have waived Troy Brouwer.

Brouwer, 32, 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

Jun 26, 2018 1:24 AM

The Avalanche have bought out the final contract year for defenseman Brooks Orpik, three days after acquiring him from the Capitals at the NHL draft.

The veteran defenseman, who won Stanley Cups with the Penguins in 2009 and the Capitals this past season, is now an unrestricted free agent.

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Avs Sign Philipp Grubauer, Place Brooks Orpik On Waivers

Jun 24, 2018 1:38 PM

The Colorado Avalanche signed goaltender Philipp Grubauer to a three-year contract worth $10 million and put defenseman Brooks Orpik on buyout waivers the day after acquiring them from the Washington Capitals, according to multiple reports.

The team announced Grubauer's signing, and multiple reports say the deal is worth $10 million.

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Sharks Place Paul Martin On Waivers

Jun 22, 2018 9:50 PM

The San Jose Sharks have placed defenseman Paul Martin on unconditional waivers with the intention of buying him out.

"Paul Martin has been the utmost professional on and off the ice during his three years in San Jose," Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said in a statement released Friday.

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Jagr Clears Waivers, Joins HC Kladno In Czech Republic

Jan 30, 2018 1:54 AM

Jaromir Jagr cleared waivers and has been assigned to HC Kladno of the Czech 1 Liga in the Czech Republic, the Flames announced Monday.

"Jaromir's career speaks for itself," Flames GM Brad Treliving said in a news release. "He is a legend in our sport and we are very appreciative that he selected Calgary to pursue his career in the NHL. Regretfully, with a late start to his season combined with nagging injuries, he wasn't in a position to perform at the level both he and our team had hoped.

"During his short time in Calgary, Jaromir demonstrated tremendous leadership and professionalism, especially with our young players. We thank him for his contributions to our group both on and off the ice."

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Flames Place Jaromir Jagr On Waivers

Jan 28, 2018 2:04 PM

Future Hall of Famer Jaromir Jagr was placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames on Sunday.

Jagr, 45, was limited to 22 games this season due to injury after signing with Calgary in October 2017. He has one goal and six assists and last played on Dec. 31.

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Jackets Claim Jussi Jokinen Off Waivers From Kings

Jan 17, 2018 1:36 PM

The Blue Jackets have claimed veteran forward Jussi Jokinen off waivers from the Kings, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.

Jokinen, 34, has registered 187 goals and 365 assists for 552 points, including 63 power play goals, and 371 penalty minutes in 923 career NHL games with the Kings, Oilers, Panthers, Penguins, Hurricanes, Lightning and Stars. 

“Jussi Jokinen is a player we know very well. He can line up at center or either wing, is good in the faceoff circle and can play on the power play and kill penalties,” said Kekalainen. “He has been a very good player in the National Hockey League for many years and we believe he will add great experience and versatility to our lineup.”

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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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Ducks Claim J.T. Brown Off Waivers From Lightning
J.T. Brown staged a protest during the national anthem on October 7, raising his right fist during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner.

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Blackhawks Waive Cody Franson
Cody Franson had appeared to meet the expectations that the Blackhawks had placed upon him since joining the team on a professional tryout.

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Sabres Trade 2019 Pick To Wings For Scott Wilson, Waive Matt Moulson
Sabres GM Jason Botterill has begun to make moves in an attempt to improve their underperforming team.

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Kings Place Brooks Laich On Unconditional Waivers
The waiver move by the Kings was with the intent of mutually terminating Brooks Laich's contract.

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Panthers Claim Antti Niemi Off Waivers From Penguins
Veteran goaltender Antti Niemi in now on his third team in four months.

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Mark Streit Weighing Options
Defenseman Mark Streit will not report to the AHL after clearing waivers.

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Golden Knights Claim Malcolm Subban Off Waivers From Bruins
Former first-round pick Malcolm was claimed by Golden Knights GM George McPhee on Tuesday.

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Oilers Place Benoit Pouliot On Waivers
The Oilers have placed Benoit Pouliot on waivers with the purpose of buying out his contract.

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Ducks Waive Simon Despres
The Ducks will buy out the remainder of Simon Despres' $18.5M contract.

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Leafs Claim Curtis McElhinney Off Waivers From Jackets
The Leafs claimed the veteran backup goalie on Tuesday from the Blue Jackets.

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Jackets Waive Goalie Curtis McElhinney
The Jackets have recalled Anton Forsberg from the Cleveland Monsters of the AHL.

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Coyotes Claim Burmistrov Off Waivers From Jets
Center Alexander Burmistrov has collected two assists in 23 games with the Jets this season.

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Isles Waive Goalie Jaroslav Halak
For the season to date, Jaroslav Halak was 6-8-5 in the net for the Islanders.

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Rangers Claim Matt Puempel Off Waivers From Senators
Matt Puempel has skated in 52 career NHL games over parts of three seasons, all with the Senators.

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Red Wings Re-Acquire Martin Frk Off Waivers
The Wings have claimed Martin Frk off waivers from the Hurricanes, and assigned him to Grand Rapids.

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Jackets Suspend Gregory Campbell For Not Reporting To Minors
The Blue Jackets waived Gregory Campbell last week after they could not work out a trade.

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Devils Claim Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau Off Waivers From Isles
The Devils also placed defenseman Seth Helgeson on waivers Tuesday.

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Avs Place Brad Stuart On Waivers
The Avalanche have the intention of buying out Brad Stuart's contract.

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Coyotes Claim Jiri Sekac Off Waivers From Hawks
Jiri Sekac has appeared in 97 career NHL games with the Blackhawks, Ducks, and Canadiens.

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