Jul 10, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
Which is interesting, because it was reported a few days ago that he did.
It’s worth noting that Markstrom must clear waivers before being sent to the AHL, so the Canucks may explore a trade anyway, as there’s a risk they could lose him for nothing.
Markstrom was once a highly touted goalie prospect. But an .896 save percentage in 47 career NHL games, combined with a one-way contract that will pay him a salary of $1.4 million in 2014-15, could make teams hesitant to pick him up, be it in a trade or for free off the waiver wire.
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