Thread: Confirmed with Link: Dennis Persson signed with Swedish champions
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06-18-2012, 09:16 AM
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Originally Posted by OcAirlines View Post
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...
If he was on injury recall, the recall-waivers would've been exempt. However, they would've been on the hook for the weekly cap hit and they were just too close to the max to flirt with using him in that fashion. He was pretty much damned due to his contract.

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