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10-16-2011, 08:17 AM
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mja
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Originally Posted by Giroux tha Damaja View Post
I was under the impression that when a team traded for a player they were free to decide where his initial assignment would be with out having to worry about waivers. This is for sure not the case?
This is not the case.

If you trade for a guy in the AHL and want to call him up, he'd have to pass through re-entry waivers unless he wasn't eligible.

Right now, there's nothing wrong with having Schenn start off the season in the A. It doesn't seem to have hurt Giroux's game at all.

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