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11-10-2011, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Reimer View Post
Of course he would, the whole point of waivers is to help said players stay in the NHL and earn a job there. If the Oilers intention is to send him to the minors he would go to the next team on the pecking list. However I'm sure they would be notified of any other teams making a claim and then the Oilers would have to decide to keep him on heir roster to send him to OKC.
If you can find that section in the CBA I'd love to see it, but I've never heard of a player going to the next highest team that put in a claim when a team tries to send a guy down.

For example, you say Spector says he would have to clear again to get sent down. If true, that would mean either DAL or PIT out in a claim as well. If the Oilers decide to send Chorney down, he would need to clear waivers again, not get sent immediately to DAL or PIT.

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