12:35 PM EDT, Sun July 24, 2016

My Kingdom for a Defenseman, part 10: The UFA thrift store offers the Bruins Wisniewski, Jackman, Weber, and Nakadal

We're gonna pop some contracts, Only got 8.5 million in cap space, I - I - I'm hunting, looking for a top 4, This guy's stats are awesome, At this point, aside from a small piece of trash, all of the big free agency names are gone. And you know what that means! It's time to head to the UFA thrift store! JAMES WISNEWSKI They had a broken Wisniewski I brought a broken Wisniewski James Wisniewski is an RHD Here he is next to our current #1 RHD. So. Yeah. The only reason Wis is still available is because he's, well, broken. At the start of last season, he had...

Hurricanes buy out Wisniewski, who played 47 seconds for Carolina last season

He suffered a torn ACL less than a minute into his debut for the Hurricanes.
Canes Country Jun 30, 2016

Carolina Hurricanes buy out contract of James Wisniewski

The defenseman never played a game at PNC Arena, and his career with the Canes ended after an ACL tear 47 seconds into the season opener. James Wisniewski’s career with the Carolina Hurricanes lasted for one shift comprising 47 seconds. The Hurricanes announced Thursday that they are buying out the remaining year of Wisniewski’s contract. Wisniewski waived his no-movement clause to facilitate the move, meaning he did not need to clear waivers to be bought out. The move will cost the Hurricanes $1 million against the cap for each of the next two years, freeing up $2 million in cap space...

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