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11-18-2010, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by garnetpalmetto View Post
The way I understand it, he was in the AHL on a conditioning stint, which means that he was earning his NHL salary and that he could only be in the 'A a maximum of two weeks. This was done so as to formally assign him to Charlotte and have him earn the AHL salary on his two-way contract.
Correct. The comments from the Canes beat reporter in YESTERDAY's blog said:

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Sutter, 23, is the cousin of Canes center Brandon Sutter and will be assigned to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).
Read more: http://blogs.newsobserver.com/canes/...#ixzz15fOh7jdy

The plan from the get go was for him to go to Charlotte and waivers is a necessary step to accomplish that.

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