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My Captain, My Captain: Sabres Place Rivet on Waivers

Craig Rivet
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It was a pretty easy move for the Buffalo Sabres to make. Craig Rivet, who has been a healthy scratch most of the season was finally let go by the team. The Sabres captain was just sitting there collecting his $3 million a year (which the team is still on the hook for), and would have been an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He had absolutely no trade value but making this move at least gives him a chance to catch on with another team looking for a steady veteran presence on the blueline for the playoff push. If not, this may be his last season. Rivet  has admitted he has been contemplating retirement. With the start of the Terry Pegula Era, the move frees up some cap room next season that the team could use to acquire one of the big name free agents (Terry, please let it be Brad Richards) or allow for a trade for someone the team covets. Either way, it was a good move for the Sabres who need to find a new captain if they are serious about winning the Stanley Cup and it gives Rivet some options too.

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