A veteran defenseman on waivers

A veteran defenseman on waivers


At 36, defender Anton Stralman hasn't scored a single point this season. The Boston Bruins consequently placed him on waivers on Monday. 

Sralman showed up at training camp with a professional tryout contract in his pocket. . He had won his bet, then signing a one-season, $1 million pact before the start of the regular season.

However, he was never able to find a permanent place in the team. Massachusetts, being shut out in eight games in which he averaged 15:22.

A former seventh-round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2005, Stralman played last season with the Arizona coyotes. He was the second leading scorer on the blue line, registering 23 points in 74 games.

In career, he totaled 63 goals and 293 points in 938 games with seven different clubs. He notably played five seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning.