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11-04-2012, 10:28 PM
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Offensive woes are threatening to sink the AHL ship of the Peoria Rivermen in the early going. Elsewhere in the organization, offense has not been a problem for the Blues' top junior prospects, and rookies Karpowich and Beach got firsts in ECHL play.
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My original post was kind of mean, so I'll just summarize the points:
Trying to force Tarasenko to play in Peoria would endanger his relationship with the Blues, for only the *possible* benefit of a few wins for our farm team. I don't think it's worth it, do you?
You are correct that Tarasenko is not waiver eligible
D'Agostini, Sobotka, Pietrangelo, and Shattenkirk are all waiver eligible due to their ages and the number of NHL games they've played.
You can't "withdraw" a player from waivers after he's been claimed. He's gone.
Other teams are able to assign players to their AHL affiliates because those players haven't played enough NHL games to be rendered waiver eligible. Examples: RNH, Taylor Hall, Nick Leddy
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