NJD place Colin White and Trent Hunter on waivers [Cleared Waivers]
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08-02-2011, 01:19 PM
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Oil Country
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They are most likely getting bought out anyways. That was the whole point of waiving them. It makes more sense to try and sign them as a UFA for less of a cap hit than taking them from the waiver wire.
White was on a cap hit we can handle on a 1 year deal.
Signing him to a contract at this stage of his career to come to Edmonton probably would take the same or more money and more term.
$3 mill for 1 year was great. I imagine the worry is that contract taking up our last available spot.
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