Red Wings buy out Jordin Tootoo

Updated: June 20, 2014, 11:29 AM ET news services

The Detroit Red Wings have bought out the final year of Jordin Tootoo's contract after the forward cleared waivers on Thursday, a source told's Pierre LeBrun.

Tootoo was set to make $2 million next season. Tootoo is now an unrestricted free agent after the Red Wings bought out the final year for $1.33 million.

Tootoo played in 11 NHL games last season, tallying one assist. He has 134 points in his career.


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