Jun 20, 2013, 7:35 PM EDT
When it comes to compliance buyouts, the New Jersey Devils may choose not use them. But, that could be subject to change in the coming days.
“We are not contemplating a buyout at this point,” Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello told The Star-Ledger.
“You have two years to do it and you can do it with two contracts. Right now there is no thought of a buyout.
“Could that change? Yes. I would tell the player if I was going to do it, and I have not told any players.”
Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov has been suggested before as a possible candidate for a buyout.
He’s got three more years remaining on a six-year, $25.5 million deal with New Jersey, and is a cap hit of $4.25 million per season.
In 37 regular season games with the Devils in 2013, Volchenkov had one goal and points, to go with a minus-one rating.
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