Oilers put Sheldon Souray on waivers

Updated: June 30, 2011, 9:49 PM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Sheldon Souray was placed on unconditional waivers Thursday by the Edmonton Oilers and will be bought out if he goes unclaimed.

"It's kind of a last resort thing," Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini said. "You always want any player that you have to have as much success as possible.

"For whatever reason, it didn't work out."

Souray has one season left on the $27 million, five-year deal he signed with Edmonton in 2007.

The 34-year-old scored 23 ...

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