Thread: Confirmed with Link: Dennis Persson signed with Swedish champions
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06-18-2012, 06:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Sabres Fan UK View Post
Wasn't it because we were pushing way to close to the cap? I'm sure the type of contract is irrelevant (as IIRC, it only affects how much the player is paid and not movement between organisations).
I'm pretty sure it was because of re-entry waivers, if someone picked him up there, we would've been on the hook for half his salary and cap-hit, something we couldn't afford since we were so close to the cap for long stretches anyway. That doesn't explain however why he wasn't used in emergency-recall situations, but I guess since those recalls only played limited minutes anyway, Ruff wanted to plan for the future and test guys like Brennan...

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