Detroit Red Wings forward Austin Czarnik skating up the ice on a breakout during a home game in the NHL.
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Red Wings put veteran Austin Czarnik on waivers to end their season

Published April 17, 2024 at 9:32 PM

Last night the Detroit Red Wings were knocked out of the Stanley Cup playoffs due to a win by the Washington Capitals. Today after the loss the Red Wings made a peculiar roster move putting forward Austin Czarnik on waivers.

With the NHL season coming to an end roster moves are not occurring at the same rate as normal. So when the Detroit Red Wings put Austin Czarnik on waivers everyone was confused.

Detroit #LGRW have placed Austin Czarnik on waivers

Now Austin Czarnik will need to clear waivers in order to be sent to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins. The Detroit Red Wings are likely hoping he clears so that he can join the Griffins for their upcoming playoff run.

Another move by the Red Wings today. The team has placed Austin Czarnik on waivers

If he clears, he will join the Grand Rapids Griffins in time for the Calder Cup Playoffs

Other teams will now have 24 hours to claim Austin Czarnik and add him to their NHL roster. As more information is provided on the future of Austin Czarnik we will pass that along to you.

Source: Blade of Steel - Red Wings place forward Austin Czarnik on waivers
April 17   |   255 answers
Red Wings put veteran Austin Czarnik on waivers to end their season

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