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09-09-2005, 01:51 PM
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nine_inch_fang
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Originally Posted by Beauty Personified
How could a player get claimed off waivers on a call-up? How can that work? They're being called up to fill-in for their NHL team. Are you saying that another team could take a player being called up, leaving the other team still a man short, meaning they'd have to recall another player. I don't get it.

Anyhoo...

The new rule has to do with age and salary. Basically this rule prevents a team from hiding overpaid veterans in the minors as injury depth.

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