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by Paul on 07/03/13 at 05:01 PM ET
The Florida Panthers decided to buy out the remaining year of Filip Kuba's contract on Wednesday.
The 36-year-old blue liner, who signed as an unrestricted free agent last summer, carried a cap hit of $4 million next season.
It is not a compliance buyout, meaning the buyout amount will count against the Panthers' salary cap.
Since the deal included a no-movement clause, Kuba does not have to clear waivers to become an unrestricted free agent.
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