The Vancouver Canucks announced that they have placed four players on waivers on Sunday morning.
If they don’t get claimed by another team, they will be on the Abbotsford Canucks roster.
Hamonic has been mystery since the beginning of training camp. He didn’t show up to camp or play any of the preseason games due to personal reasons.
General manager Jim Benning released a statement on Hamonic on October 1st.
The Canucks re-signed Hamonic in the offseason to a two-year contract worth three million dollars per season.
According to Thomas Drance of The Athletic, Hamonic will represent a 1.875 million dollar cap hit for the Canucks on opening day.
Di Giuseppe is a surprising one as he was one of the better Canucks forwards throughout camp and the preseason. He was contributing in all areas on the ice and even scored a goal in the last preseason game against the Edmonton Oilers.
Di Giuseppe would have been a good addition to the fourth line as he is defensively sound and can kill penalties
Vancouver signed the forward to a one-year deal worth $750,000 in the offseason.
Bailey missed the start of training camp and the preseason thanks to two positive COVID-19 tests.
Bailey brings speed and physicality and impressed last season before he got his season ended on February 11 due to being hit by Milan Lucic which required shoulder surgery.
He had 28 goals and 19 assists for 47 points in 53 games with the Utica Comets in 2019-20. This past offseason he was signed to a one-year deal worth $750,00.
Bowey and a 2021 fifth round pick was acquired at last season’s trade deadline from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2021 fourth round pick.
Bowey was drafted 53rd overall by the Washington Capitals in 2013 after a solid junior career with the Kelowna Rockets but has had a hard time sticking in an NHL lineup.