Oilers Reclaim Taylor Chorney; Assigned to OKC
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11-09-2011, 12:44 PM
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After 30 days the Oilers no longer have the right of first refusal. The Oilers are in the pecking order just like everyone else and if the Oilers claim him and send him down he will be on waivers again. This is exactly what St. Louis had in mind all along. They knew that if they put Chorney on waivers prior to the 30 days that Edmonton would just take him back and he would not have to pass through waivers to go through OKC. St. Louis can them just grab him and send him to the AHL with no problems.
You've got it backwards, I think. The Oilers waived him first, St Louis claimed and then waived again... therefore, as I understand it, the Oilers have first crack at him and can send him straight down.
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