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10-21-2008, 05:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Carey Price View Post
One thing about Dandenault, by waiving him you are essentially taking on his entire salary for the year. He probably goes down then gets called up possibly being claimed. When he gets claimed, you are stuck with 50% of his cap hit and can't get rid of it. This way if he plays well early on, maybe a team has a few injuries and needs a veteran forward/d-man and offers a mid round pick, that's 2 mil off the cap that can be used at midseason.

If you send him down his cap hit is off your books. And you don't have to call him back up.

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