2012-13 Ongoing Waivers Thread (Chris Bourque)
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03-04-2013, 02:55 PM
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Thanks mouser, was hoping one of the BoH regulars would come here. I wonder where that started from originally. Normally, I don't fall for those...
It is correct though that when the prior club (Carolina, in this case) re-claims the player (Boychuk, in this case) that they can just send him down? Or do you think that right has expired because he was the on the Penguins active roster for
or 10 NHL games (bolded being the condition that's fulfilled, in this case)?
It's 30 days
10 NHL games. Boychuk only played 7 games with Pitt so he could be sent down. Assuming Carolina was the only team to put in a waiver claim (i.e. no teams with better records put in a claim) then they can send him to the AHL without waivers within the next 30 days.
*At least this is how it worked under the 2005 CBA. Until we see otherwise in the new CBA presuming everything will work the same since the new CBA MOU didn't discuss any changes to this.
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