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01-06-2013, 08:55 AM
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Will be interesting to see what happens with Redden.
If you still cannot buyout an injured player
, the Rangers are likely to make him stay at home for the shortened season so that they can buy him out over the summer without the risk of him being injured.
However, that's a pretty big layoff for a player to not be playing any hockey, and it may impact his ability to get a contract when he becomes a UFA.
I don't know US law, but this is probably an issue out of the parties controll.
IE, I am sure there is some kind of law or precedent that say that you cannot fire someone if they get
. Or restrictions to the posibility to do so atleast. From the PA's side its also questionable in the typical situation.
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