Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Fun with waivers

The Chicago Blackhawks have claimed defenseman Doug Janik on waivers from the Dallas Stars and have traded him back to the Stars in exchange for a conditional draft pick.
>> team release
Just to mess with him...

UPDATE The Ducks have some wacky maneuvering going on as well, bringing up a goaltender from the AHL in order to free up more cap space. Seriously.

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At 6:44 p.m., October 08, 2008, Blogger Texas Youth for Political Awareness said...

Wow, what's with that? I mean, surely the Hawks could've thought of a better way to acquire a draft pick, and now all they get is a conditional one. Weird...

At 7:37 p.m., October 08, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A better way to get a draft pick?
I'm pretty sure they got this one for free.

Picked up one of Dallas' players on waivers and then gave him back for a draft pick.

I don't understand how the ducks get more cap relief by calling up an extra player??

At 9:44 p.m., October 08, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brett Hull must be pissed

At 1:10 p.m., October 09, 2008, Blogger Jay Leask said...

Don't forget, o tart this whole wacky thing the Stars took him off waivers first ... so it looks like this:

Hawks put Janic on waivers
Stars take Janic from waivers
Stars put Jaic on waivers
Hawks take Janic from waivers
Stars trade conditional draft pick to Hawks for Janic ...

At 5:36 p.m., October 09, 2008, Blogger Matthew K. said...

I'm not sure exactly.. but I've got to think this was all Bowman.


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