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by Paul on 02/26/07 at 05:13 PM ET
from Pierre Lebrun of the CP via the Globe and Mail,
While veteran Florida winger Gary Roberts contemplated whether or not to approve a trade to Pittsburgh on Monday other clubs flooded the NHL waiver wire.
Roberts, an unrestricted free agent July 1, was trying to decide if he should waive his no-trade clause for a move to the Penguins, a source told The Canadian Press.
Roberts, 40, could still turn down the Pittsburgh deal and ask the Panthers to re-visit talks with other clubs, notably the two teams he really wants to move to: Ottawa and Toronto.
Meanwhile, veteran defenceman Bryan Berard of the Columbus Blue Jackets was among nine players put on waivers on the eve of Tuesday’s 3 p.m. ET trading deadline.
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