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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

May 8, 2020 1:44 PM

The Washington Capitals placed forward Brendan Leipsic on waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract.

The team made the announcement on Friday, two days after the NHL condemned "misogynistic and reprehensible remarks" made by Leipsic and Panthers prospect Jack Rodewald in a private Instagram group chat, which was leaked on Twitter and Reddit.

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Ilya Kovalchuk Leaves Kings, Placed On Waivers

Dec 16, 2019 4:55 PM

The Ilya Kovalchuk experiment is over for the Los Angeles Kings.

The team issued a statement Monday saying that he "has left the team and been placed on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract with the club."

The move comes a day after the 36-year-old received a $2.65 million roster bonus.

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Devils Place Goaltender Cory Schneider On Waivers

Nov 19, 2019 2:19 AM

The New Jersey Devils are putting longtime goaltender Cory Schneider on waivers Monday with the intention of sending him to the AHL.

"The way the schedule comes now, we didn't see him getting into a lot of games in the next couple of weeks," Devils coach John Hynes said. "When a player, particularly a goalie, if you're not going to have an opportunity to play, it's hard to get the game reps and confidence that you need."

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Report: Red Wings Place Jonathan Ericsson On Waivers

Oct 24, 2019 2:20 AM

A person familiar with the decision says the Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Jonathan Ericsson on waivers.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Red Wings have not announced the move. The team did announce that Ericsson had been removed from injured reserve.

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Devils Sign Veteran Joe Morrow, Waive Him For AHL Depth

Oct 6, 2019 5:53 PM

The New Jersey Devils have signed veteran defenseman Joe Morrow and waived him, hoping to send him to their AHL franchise.

General manager Ray Shero says Morrow signed a one-year, two-way contract worth $700,000 at the NHL level and $250,000 at the AHL level.

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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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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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