UPDATED: Moreau Claimed, O'Sullivan Traded

Jason Gregor
June 30 2010 06:57AM

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Edmonton Oilers' fans cheer during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tomorrow the free agent frenzy begins, and once again we will see some GMs lose their marbles and overpay a first liner, a 4th D-man or even a 3rd line plugger with the hopes that player will put his team over the top.

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DEEP THOUGHTS XVIII: THE TIME COMES FOR EVERYONE

Robin Brownlee
June 29 2010 04:07PM

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings tries for the hip check on Patrick O'Sullivan #19 of the Edmonton Oilers in the first period during their NHL game at the Staples Center on February 11, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Everybody with a functioning brain stem, and even some hockey writers, have realized for awhile that Edmonton Oilers captain Ethan Moreau had to go. Today, he's gone, having been placed on waivers, according to TSN.

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Waivers and buyouts

Jason Gregor
June 29 2010 04:01PM

ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Ethan Moreau #18 of the Edmonton Oilers celebrates after scoring a shorthanded goal in the second period against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on February 10, 2010 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Oilers 3-2. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The Oilers have waived Ethan Moreau, Patrick O’Sullivan and Robert Nilsson and I have it confirmed that all three have been bought out.

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KATZ TAKES HAMILTON

Wanye
June 29 2010 12:40PM

 

File this under "there has to be something more to this than we know." According to numerous media outlets, Daryl "Kay-Z" Katz "is working on a deal to take control of Copps Coliseum and Pan Am Stadium in Hamilton, Ontario."

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A CHANGING OF THE GUARD

Wanye
June 29 2010 12:01PM

Credit where credit is due, this skit form the 2010 NHL Awards is actually quite hilarious. It must make Kevin Lowe's eyes bleed to see Bobby Ryan upright, a force in the NHL and sporting a silver medal. But it could be worse.

You could be placing your Captain on waivers.

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