Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Desharnais, Pyatt, Subban sent down
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02-14-2010, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by TroyM View Post
Purely out of curiosity; could any of our NHLers have gone down on conditioning stints if they requested it? I presume not, probably some weird safeguard against that. Plus they surely wouldn't WANT to for the vast majority. But I am curious.
Darche passed the waiver limit last weekend. There was some discussion on RDS and such about whether he'd play against Pittsburgh last Saturday. He did, and now he's with the team for the year unless he goes down via waivers.

Perhaps there is an NHLPA rule against conditioning stints during the Olympics. Given D'Ago accepted one already, I am surprised the team didn't send him down again to try and find his game.

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