Wade Redden [UPDATE: Has been bought out and is an UFA]
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01-17-2013, 07:27 PM
Join Date: Dec 2006
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Could someone clarify, is this just a regular buy out and not an amnesty? I was under the impression that the amnesty buyouts weren't allowed to be used until the off season/summer.
The players association pushed the NHL to allow one this year before the season started for players earning more than 3M once it became apparent that redden and gomez would be forced to stay home. The NHL complied because the players association wouldve filed a grievance against what essentially amounted to a whole-season suspension with pay for no reason.
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