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3 players placed on waivers inlcuding 500+ game NHL veteran, as teams prepare to make big moves for

Published February 22, 2023 at 3:14 PM
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The NHL Trade Deadline is only 10 days away and teams are looking to create both salary cap sapce and roster spots ahead of March 3rd. Today, the Florida Panthers placed forward Chris Tierney and Anaheim Ducks put forward Justin Kirkland on waivers today. Also on waivers is Toronto Maple Leafs placed forward Joey Anderson.


The 28-year-old Tierney is expected to be assigned to the minors if he clears. He has two goals and three points in 13 games while averaging just 8:28 of ice time with Florida this season

The 26-year-old Kirkland has six goals and 13 points in 19 games with the AHL's San Diego Gulls this season.


The 24-year-old Anderson was last recalled from the AHL's Toronto Marlies on Jan. 23 and appeared in 14 games with the Maple Leafs this season, registering two goals and three points, while averaging 9:34 in ice time. Anderson is having a great season with the Marlies scoring 14 goals and 27 points in 30 games.

Anderson was acquired by the Maple Leafs in October of 2020 from the New Jersey in exchange for winger Andreas Johnsson.
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3 players placed on waivers inlcuding 500+ game NHL veteran, as teams prepare to make big moves for

Which player has the greatest chance to make an impact in the NHL?

Joey Anderson9856 %
Chris Tierney6939.4 %
Justin Kirkland84.6 %
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