Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 11/13/14

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 12: Scott Gomez #91 of the Montreal Canadiens against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on December 12, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images By James Stephan (@J_Habs) There have been new developments in the cases of Scott Gomez and Wade Redden who were both put on the shelf by their respective teams.  By staying home both players would essentially avoid any risks to injury, ensuring that they would remain eligible to be bought out in the up-coming post-season. What raised concerns was that if both players were to stay at home and simply wait to be bought out, the future of their playing careers might be in jeopardy, and it is very likely that their only playing opportunities would reside in Europe. In light of this realization the NHL & NHLPA came to the agreement which enables teams to exercise the “Accelerated Compliance Buyout”, allowing the respective clubs to use one of their buyouts before Saturday January 19th, 2013, when the shortened NHL season officially begins. In order to accomplish the accelerated compliance buyouts, both players will have to clear waivers before the weeke...
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