Thread: Waived: Jason Labarbera: clears
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11-19-2013, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Paralyzer008 View Post
Not surprised he wasn't picked up.

If EDM was smart, they would have traded him for half of his salary.

A team then gets an NHL vet for 500K or so, and we only have to pay him 500K not to play instead of 1M+
It's likely they investigated this possibility but there were no takers, even at half the cap hit. LaBarbera is still a contract, which can still be a pain in the ass if he's not performing... something the Oilers are finding out firsthand.

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