Report: Predators place Turris on waivers for buyout

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The Nashville Predators placed forward Kyle Turris on unconditional waivers Wednesday for the purpose of buying out his contract, according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.

Turris has four seasons remaining on his contract with an average annual value of $6 million. The Predators inked him to a six-year, $36-million extension in 2017.

Turris' cap hit will be $2 million per season for the next eight years following the buyout, according to CapFriendly.

The 31-year-old has struggled during the past two seasons in Nashville, recording 16 goals and 38 assists in 117 games.

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Report: Predators place Turris on waivers for buyout
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