Compliance buyout terms ironed out

Updated: January 15, 2013, 6:16 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

The NHL and the players' association have reached an agreement to allow teams to use an accelerated compliance buyout on players such as Montreal Canadiens center Scott Gomez and New York Rangers defenseman Wade Redden, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com Tuesday.

Although this modified rule was conceived with the adverse effects of Gomez and Redden in mind, all clubs are allowed to exercise this option with one player, who must be placed on waivers by Thursday, a source said.

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