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Ben Shelley
Los Angeles Kings
Location: ON
Joined: 04.09.2020

Apr 7 @ 4:55 PM ET
Ben Shelley: Kings place Martin Frk on waivers
poisondhearts37
Los Angeles Kings
Location: A goaltending coach, A few good bounces and the oilers are cup champions!!
Joined: 01.24.2010

Apr 7 @ 4:58 PM ET
He wont get claimed. And im sure this purely to get him into ahl games. Though one would of thought a conditioning stint could of worked. But this move also makes me think he was only signed to a new contract for the expansion draft.
HenryHockey
Season Ticket Holder
Detroit Red Wings
Location: Gwinn, MI
Joined: 01.26.2020

Apr 7 @ 5:44 PM ET
Detroit used to play him on the 4th line and the PP. Hard shot, but lacks accuracy and the time to get it off.
poisondhearts37
Los Angeles Kings
Location: A goaltending coach, A few good bounces and the oilers are cup champions!!
Joined: 01.24.2010

Apr 7 @ 7:04 PM ET
Detroit used to play him on the 4th line and the PP. Hard shot, but lacks accuracy and the time to get it off.
- HenryHockey

we know what he is and what he can do. Hes been here since last year.
stefano76
Los Angeles Kings
Location: Canada, BC
Joined: 07.01.2007

Apr 7 @ 7:13 PM ET
watch Vancouver pick him up off waivers
13of39
Colorado Avalanche
Joined: 08.26.2018

Apr 7 @ 11:02 PM ET
From my mobile dog washing van equipped with a DRTBOX outside of Staples Offices, I’m hearing...

To LAK: C Jack Eichel ($10.0M)
D Rasmus Ristolainen ($5.4M)
C Casey Mittelstadt ($0.9M)
($16.3M)

To BUF: C Alex Turcotte ($0.9M)
D Olli Maata ($4.1M)
G Jonathan Quick ($5.8M)
C Johan Sodegran ($0.8M)
*F Alex Iafallo ($2.4M)
F Rasmus Kupari ($0.9M)
2021 1st Rd. Pick
2021 3rd Rd. Pick (TOR)
($14.9M)

*Iafallo likely to be flipped
Shady1962
Joined: 02.06.2021

Apr 8 @ 1:06 AM ET
None story. Frk Is a KHLer at best.
Only_A_Ladd
Los Angeles Kings
Location: An attempt to educate are failing youth on reality..., CA
Joined: 06.06.2013

Apr 8 @ 10:09 AM ET
From my mobile dog washing van equipped with a DRTBOX outside of Staples Offices, I’m hearing...

To LAK: C Jack Eichel ($10.0M)
D Rasmus Ristolainen ($5.4M)
C Casey Mittelstadt ($0.9M)
($16.3M)

To BUF: C Alex Turcotte ($0.9M)
D Olli Maata ($4.1M)
G Jonathan Quick ($5.8M)
C Johan Sodegran ($0.8M)
*F Alex Iafallo ($2.4M)
F Rasmus Kupari ($0.9M)
2021 1st Rd. Pick
2021 3rd Rd. Pick (TOR)
($14.9M)

*Iafallo likely to be flipped

- 13of39


Draw up the paperwork. We have a deal.
Osprey
Joined: 11.10.2015

Apr 8 @ 6:05 PM ET
He wont get claimed. And im sure this purely to get him into ahl games. Though one would of thought a conditioning stint could of worked.
- poisondhearts37

Yeah, this is exactly what a conditioning loan is for: to allow a player returning from injury to play some games in the AHL to get up to speed without having to pass through waivers. It's a puzzling decision.
poisondhearts37
Los Angeles Kings
Location: A goaltending coach, A few good bounces and the oilers are cup champions!!
Joined: 01.24.2010

Apr 8 @ 7:46 PM ET
Yeah, this is exactly what a conditioning loan is for: to allow a player returning from injury to play some games in the AHL to get up to speed without having to pass through waivers. It's a puzzling decision.
- Osprey

Yeah my first thought was they wanted him to play more than the 2 or 3 games he could on conditioning stint. Then was like wait. Team has kinda gone rogue for a month. Surely he could slot in. Then I thought maybe they only signed him for the expansion draft. A little puzzling for sure.
tkecanuck341
Los Angeles Kings
Location: Irvine, CA
Joined: 06.25.2009

Apr 9 @ 3:41 PM ET
Roster space. Who do you move down to make room for Frk on the roster if he's ready? The only two waiver exempt forwards are Vilardi and JAD, and both of those guys aren't going back to Ontario. Maatta and Roy are both due back any day, at which time they'll displace Clague and Strand. You could demote Bjornfot and run with 6 defensemen I suppose, but do you really want MacDermid to stay in the lineup?

Sure, you could send him down on a conditioning stint, but at that point you're just delaying the inevitable.