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waiver

1. An exemption from some aspect of a federal health care statute that gives a facility the right to deliver care in a manner that varies from published standards.
2. The voluntary surrender of some legal right or privilege.

waiver (wā´vur),

n 1. repudiation, abandonment, or surrender of a claim, right, or privilege.
n 2. the intentional relinquishment of a known right.
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The assumption is Reed will clear waivers because any team claiming him could be on the hook for nearly $800,000 over the final seven games.
At his age we didn't expect him to clear waivers, but the NHL is entering a difficult phase and has altered the threshold for sending contracted players down to the AHL.
Johnson, Boston's leading preseason scorer with four goals, was the team's last roster cut on Sunday, but had to clear waivers before joining the P-Bruins.