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01-19-2013, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by apice3 View Post
Kind of surprised he didn't get claimed. I know he's not an elite talent by any means, but the Islander have been waiver happy, I thought a team like them would claim him.
Someone pointed out in the team news thread that it was a genius move by Lou. If anyone claimed Butler that late, they would have had to move someone down for him, and it was already past the deadline. If a team claimed Butler and tried to move him down, he'd have to go through waivers again.

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