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11-18-2010, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Anton Skinner View Post
well i am not sure. i imagine that if he was on the big club and you claimed him, he would be assigned to your big club. however, since usually a player on waivers is cause he is being sent to the AHL, he may end up on the AHL roster of whoever is claiming him. I guess it is all a little confusing to me still
The purpose of waivers is to make sure that NHL-quality players don't end up in the AHL. It wouldn't make sense to allow teams to claim a guy straight to their minor-league team.

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