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  1. Ty Conklin clears waivers, gets start vs. Rangers tonight

    Mar 21, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT

    Ty Conklin

    Desperate times call for desperate measures.

  2. Report: NHLPA will likely open the door for Alex Radulov

    Mar 12, 2012, 4:25 PM EDT

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    Darren Dreger reports that the NHLPA will bypass waivers for the wild card.

  3. Waiver wire: Rolston, Boulton, Clitsome and others waived; Blue Jackets claim Boyce

    Feb 25, 2012, 2:04 PM EDT

    Darryl Boyce

    Teams are jockeying rosters ahead of the trade deadline.

  4. Need a goalie? Antero Niittymaki on waivers

    Jan 25, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT

    Antero Niittymaki

    Niittymaki has not played in a game yet this season.

  5. Blue Jackets grab Colton Gillies on waivers from Minnesota

    Jan 14, 2012, 1:09 PM EDT

    Colton Gillies

    Adding another grinder probably won’t do much to help Columbus win games.

  6. Rangers waive Sean Avery for second time this season

    Dec 30, 2011, 12:26 PM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v New York Rangers

    Not a big surprise considering his permanent residence in John Tortorella’s doghouse.

  7. It was a nice run, Ethan Moreau

    Dec 10, 2011, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Ethan Moreau

    Ethan Moreau’s run in L.A. was… Not very memorable. Nor was it any good.

  8. Canes grab Andreas Nodl off waivers from Philly

    Nov 29, 2011, 12:35 PM EDT

    Andreas Nodl

    Andreas Nodl has a new home in Carolina where he should fit in just fine.

  9. Devils get Josefson insurance, pluck Ryan Carter off waivers

    Oct 26, 2011, 12:38 PM EDT

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    Ryan Carter

    What happens when you lose a third line center to injury? You grab someone else’s fourth line center to replace him apparently.

  10. After ugly accident with Taylor Fedun, Minnesota waives Eric Nystrom

    Oct 6, 2011, 11:34 AM EDT

    Eric Nystrom

    After an ugly accident on an icing race with Edmonton’s Taylor Fedun, Eric Nystrom sees things get worse as the Wild place him on waivers.

  11. Waiver news: Canadiens claim Blair Betts from Philly, Sean Avery goes unclaimed

    Oct 5, 2011, 12:35 PM EDT

    Blair Betts

    Today’s waiver wire fun sees Sean Avery going unclaimed and Blair Betts being plucked by the Canadiens after being waived by Philadelphia.

  12. Rangers waiving Sean Avery could screw up Dallas’ salary cap situation

    Oct 4, 2011, 11:14 PM EDT

    Sean Avery

    The Rangers choice to waive Sean Avery could very well help screw up the Dallas Stars’ salary cap situation. How? The Stars might be off the hook in a special way if Avery is demoted.

  13. Rangers waive Sean Avery; John Tortorella gives brutally honest explanation

    Oct 4, 2011, 11:28 AM EDT

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    As PHT speculated about a week ago, the Rangers decided to waive pest Sean Avery. It marks another low point in a career that’s starting to have far more valleys than peaks and begs the question about the 31-year-old forward’s future.

  14. And the winner of the Panthers’ (temporary) backup goalie job is…

    Sep 29, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

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    Jacob Markstrom

    With Scott Clemmensen out to start the season in Florida, the Panthers backup goalie job came down to Jacob Markstrom and Tyler Plante. and the winner is…

  15. Is Sean Avery headed to the AHL?

    Sep 28, 2011, 9:01 PM EDT

    Sean Avery

    Sean Avery has always walked the line between pest and troublemaker. But now is he walking the line between the NHL and a trip to the AHL?

  16. Happy birthday, Tom Sestito: Flyers winger gets waived, four-game suspension

    Sep 28, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Tom Sestito’s 24th birthday will be one to forget: the Flyers put him on waivers while the NHL suspended him for the rest of the preseason and two regular season games.

  17. 40 players put on waivers; Sabres plan to get under salary cap becomes evident

    Sep 24, 2011, 2:42 PM EDT

    Shaone Morrisonn

    40 players were placed on waivers today and amongst them were a pair of Buffalo Sabres that will help the team get under the salary cap.

  18. Predators organization stuck with Brett Lebda after he clears waivers

    Aug 8, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT

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    lebdagetty

    To the surprise of just about no one, Brett Lebda cleared waivers today.

  19. Devils waive Trent Hunter and Colin White; Buyouts on the way

    Aug 1, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT

    Colin White

    Lou Lamoriello is making sure the Devils won’t have cap issues again this year as they’re waiving newly acquired Trent Hunter and long time Devils defenseman Colin White to buy them out.

  20. Capitals’ cap dilemma: Tom Poti working to return for training camp?

    Jul 22, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Atlanta Thrashers

    Tom Poti is working hard to fully recover from his groin injury before Caps’ training camp starts in September. But does Washington want him back? Better yet, can they afford him?

  21. Mike Commodore, Cam Barker, and Sheldon Souray all waived today to be bought out

    Jun 30, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT

    Mike Commodore

    Three big defenseman were put on waivers today to be bought out of their current deals when they clear. Is this the slight lift the free agent market needs to be more interesting?

  22. Wild place Cam Barker on waivers, is a buyout on the way?

    Jun 28, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v Boston Bruins

    The Wild put struggling defenseman Cam Barker on waivers today, the first part of the process that might end with a buyout.

  23. Friday’s waiver madness: Smith and Bernier clear; Sturm, Boynton, Commodore go on

    Feb 25, 2011, 1:19 PM EDT

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    gyi0062541431

    Tons of action going on with the waiver wire leading up to the trade deadline. We’ve got the guys who are on and off it today.

  24. Comeback complete: Ray Emery signs one-year contract with Anaheim

    Feb 7, 2011, 11:11 AM EDT

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    Ray Emery has found a new NHL home after coming back from hip problems and he’ll call Orange County, California home just so long as he isn’t claimed on waivers.

  25. Lightning goalie Mike Smith clears waivers, next destination AHL

    Feb 3, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay’s Mike Smith has cleared waivers and is off to the AHL next. An inglorious fall for the former Lightning starting goalie.

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