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Oilers place Moreau, Nilsson, O'Sullivan on waivers

TSN.ca Staff

6/29/2010 12:26:14 PM

The Edmonton Oilers housecleaning is well underway as forwards Ethan Moreau, Robert Nilsson and Patrick O'Sullivan were all placed on waivers on Tuesday setting in motion the buyout process.

Other players placed on waivers include the Ducks' Nathan Oystric, the Lightning's Todd Fedoruk and New York Rangers' Donald Brashear, Aaron Voros and Patrick Rissmiller.

O'Sullivan is scheduled to make $2.95 million next season, while both Moreau and Nilsson are slated to earn $2 million each. 

Jonathan Cheechoo, Petteri Nokelainen, Ales Kotalik, Jim Vandermeer and Ville Koistenen all cleared waivers today and are now eligible to be bought out by their former clubs.