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NHL voids Knights-Ducks Dadonov deal over no-trade clause

Golden Knights-Ducks Trade Voided Hockey
Posted at 4:08 PM, Mar 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-23 19:08:28-04

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NHL has voided the Golden Knights' trade of Evgenii Dadonov to the Ducks because Anaheim was on his no-trade list.

The league says Dadonov's limited no-trade clause had not been complied with.

Vegas tried to trade Dadonov and a future second-round pick to Anaheim to clear salary cap space that could be used to activate players currently on long-term injured reserve. Dadonov counts $5 million against the cap this season and next.

The Golden Knights say they will welcome Dadonov back to their team as they try to dig out of a slump and make the playoffs.