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Friday, October 20, 2006

Flyers Waive 3

TSN reported that the Philadelphia Flyers placed forwards Petr Nedved and Niko Dimitrakos and defenceman Nolan Baumgartner on waivers.

Matt's Take: Dimitrakos and Baumgartner are not surprising, but Nedved has always been a player I like. I know his salary is little hefty, so it is most likely a cost cutting move. If the Bruins could pluck him on re-entry waivers I would like that. This, overall, is likely a cap relief move, and could spell a deal for a goaltender.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nedved is too old and his salary is way to big. If the Bruins signed him it would be a BIG mistake. If he couldn't stick if out in Philly where they are doing almost as bad as us then he would never make it here.

6:29 PM  
Anonymous Luc Dufour said...

No more re-entry waivers

7:10 PM  
Blogger Matt said...

Thanks Luc, I wasn't sure if they got rid of that or not.

11:41 PM  
Blogger TreeBob said...

Philly would only get cap relief if the player sent down to the AHL has a two way contract. Otherwise, I think it counts in full towards their team salary.

8:44 AM  

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