waivers

hockey fan
10-05-2003, 10:55 AM
Could someone tell me how long it takes a player to clear waivers? Thanks for any info.

ratsgirl
10-05-2003, 11:32 AM
Could someone tell me how long it takes a player to clear waivers? Thanks for any info.

it's normally 48 hours, but the rules are complicated.
try reading this:

http://letsgopens.com/nhl_cba.php?id=13

13.16. The request for waivers by the Central Registry shall
specify time within which a waiver claim must be made in
accordance with the following schedule:

(a) for requests dispatched from September 15th to June 1st:

DISPATCHED WAIVER PERIOD EXPIRY DATE

Monday 48 hours Wednesday (Noon)
Tuesday 48 hours Thursday (Noon)
Wednesday 48 hours Friday (Noon)
Thursday 48 hours Saturday (Noon)
Friday 96 hours Tuesday (Noon)
Saturday 72 hours Tuesday Noon)
Sunday 72 hours Wednesday (Noon)

(b) for requests dispatched at all other times of the year,
a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) hours from the time of
dispatch of the request.