Thread: B-Sens 2012-2013 Season Thread
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01-21-2013, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by danishh View Post
benoit has to clear waivers to go down, period. He's had to since 2008-09.

@ouroboros, yeah, i know why you didnt include him. I do think that normally benoit would clear, but in this condensed season i'm not as sure. Teams are all going to end up using 9/10+ dmen over the course of the season as they start resting guys, and someone like benoit could be valuable depth - and better than having an actual AHL prospect sit in the pressbox.
So this is starting to make sense. Therefore, by keeping Gryba in the AHL and not giving him NHL experience there is a better chance he doesn't get claimed off waivers next year because he would be an unproven NHL commodity. Add the fact that Benoit might get claimed if he is sent down kind of explains why Gryba was the odd man out.

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