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First Day of Waivers for Purpose Of Reassignment

By , September 25, 2010 10:29 am
Will Souray be placed back on waivers? What about reassignment / recalled?

Will Souray be placed back on waivers? What about reassignment / recalled?

So today is the first day of waivers for the purpose of reassignment (meaning that team’s can now assign a player who cleared waivers to their AHL team, etc..). Just started minutes ago. Wade Redden has hit the waiver wire, as has Christobal Huet (Edit: now Michael Nylander). Will we see Souray on this list too eventually? I’m not sure if the Oilers want to be on for half the hook of Souray’s salary. Of course, they can waive him with out reassigning him too. Not sure what they intend to do. A $2.75M cap hit for Souray would be a tasty bargain for any teams out there, but that leaves the Oilers playing the rest of the tab, and I’m not sure they’d be willing to do that.

They’ve got time to think about it, so I kind of don’t think they’ll do it yet and will try to get some value of some sort for him (as difficult as that sounds). Personally, I’m kind of wondering if the best idea is to just cut him loose with all the players we have fighting for spots here (do we need someone else?). I know that’s bad asset management, but as everyone keeps saying, we’re not getting draft picks or prospects for this guy. We’ll be getting guys Continue reading 'First Day of Waivers for Purpose Of Reassignment'»

Moreau, Nilsson, O’ Sullivan on Waivers

By , June 29, 2010 10:43 am

As per TSN site:

The Edmonton Oilers housecleaning is well underway as forwards Ethan Moreau, Robert Nilsson and Patrick O’Sullivan were all placed on waivers on Tuesday setting in motion the buyout process.

I know Racki will be happy, but I am more of this mind. But no big deal. Only one of my most favorite players ever just got waived from my team.

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