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07-03-2013, 03:48 PM
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from readin these examples:

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Five players were placed on termination waivers this year: Avtsin, Alain Berger (also by Montreal), Nick Petersen (by Pittsburgh), Corey Elkins (by Anaheim) and Niko Hovinen (by Philadelphia), all but Hovinen had their deals terminated (Hovinen was claimed by Edmonton and assigned to their AHL team, where he is still dressing as their back-up). Avtsin, Berger and Elkins all left their NHL teams for teams in Europe, while Petersen signed an AHL deal with Houston (It's been speculated that his termination had to do with his wife's health problems).

it appears that the NHL allows contract termination if the player clears waivers and has another destination. That would be the same situation here with SK. so if he clears and has a deal with a KHL team then he should be good to go with no cap hit for us.

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