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Guite on Waivers

O'Reilly comes up yesterday, Franson gets the call today, something had to give...

 

Anaheim's Andrew Ebbett and Nashville's Ben Guite on waivers - Michael Russo (MIN beat writer)

http://twitter.com/Russostrib/status/4920469013

The Nashville Predators have placed forward Ben Guite on waivers today for what one assume is the purpose of sending him to our AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. 

Guite has been an NHL regular recently and was brought in to provide depth for the organization in the bottom-six after the exodus of Scott Nichol, Radek Bonk, and Vernon Fiddler this past summer, but hasn't shown any offensive ability and has struggled in the faceoff circle this season where he was probably expected to help the most. 

If Marcel Goc was scratched Wednesday night in Dallas for being "generic" as Trotz described, the question has to be asked, "What did Guite do to separate himself from the bunch???"

Obviously, not enough...

As for Ebbett, he would have been a very tempting possibility to add to our roster prior to the recall of Cal O'Reilly.  With O'Reilly having to clear waivers again to be sent down, I'm not sure that there's a spot in the lineup for Ebbett - who could be this season's "Rich Peverley" addition...

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