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Two Young Players Placed On Waivers, With One Facing Contract Termination

Published February 15, 2024 at 6:39 PM
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NHL waiver news made headlines on Thursday as two players hit the wire, with one of them facing contract termination.

First up, the Washington Capitals have waived 25-year-old forward Matthew Phillips. Phillips, who previously played in the Calgary Flames organization, has appeared in 27 games with the Caps this season, tallying 1 goal and 5 points.

"Placed on NHL waivers today: Matthew Phillips (WSH)."




In another move, the Vegas Golden Knights have waived their 22-year-old draft pick, Marcus Kallionkieli, with the intention of terminating his contract. Although Kallionkieli has yet to make his NHL debut, he has gained experience with the Henderson Silver Knights in the AHL and the Savannah Ghost Pirates in the ECHL. Currently, he is playing in Finland's Mestis Hockey League for Kiekko-Espoo.

"Marcus Kallionkieli placed on unconditional waivers by #VGK and will have his contract terminated."

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