The Philadelphia Flyers placed former first-round pick Sam Gagner on waivers Tuesday.
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The Philadelphia Flyers are getting a bit creative in their bid to pave the way for the return of veteran defenseman Mark Streit and keep promising rookie Shayne Gostisbehere on the roster.
On Tuesday, the Flyers placed forward Sam Gagner on waivers to clear salary cap hurdles in relation to Gostisbehere and Streit. The 38-year-old Streit is looking forward to Wednesday's tilt versus the San Jose Sharks after being sidelined since Nov. 12 due to surgery to repair a pubic plate displacement.