Flyers place David Schlemko on waivers for purpose of buyout

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson (23) celebrates his goal with Coyotes center Alex Galchenyuk (17), right wing Christian Fischer (36), center Nick Schmaltz (8) and defenseman Jakob Chychrun (6) as Montreal Canadiens defensemen David Schlemko (21) and Jeff Petry (26) skate past during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

The Philadelphia Flyers have placed defenceman David Schlemko on unconditional waivers with the intention of buying out his contract.

Schlemko, 32, has one year remaining on his current deal with a cap hit of $2.1 million.

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