Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Matt Walker clears re-entry waivers
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12-01-2011, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by flyersfan9180 View Post
The only thing I can think of is that the asking price for a D-man was way to high. Not too many teams are offering up players right now because it's still early in the season. We can't carry only 6 dmen this month sice 10 of our 13 games are on the road. Not that I am saying this is a good move or anything I just see the reasoning behind it
We could have tried to pick up Teemu Laakso on waivers. He's not a great dman, but neither is Walker. Granted, Holmgren might not have known Laakso would be on waivers when he decided to recall Walker, and some other team might snag him before us.

We would be back to 50 contracts if we went that route, but we'd at least not be paying 850k for someone to not play for us.

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