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Pittsburgh Penguins place veteran winger John LeClair on waivers

The 37-year-old has two goals and five assists in 21 games this season. He's in the last year of a deal that pays him US$1.5 million. A three-time 50-goal scorer a decade ago in Philadelphia, LeClair has seen his role diminish in Pittsburgh this season. He played mostly on the fourth line and didn't dress for a game against the New York Islanders on Tuesday.

"Hopefully, something will change because it's not a great situation for me," LeClair said in Thursday's Pittsburgh Post Gazette. "You have to make the best of it, but, hopefully, something happens."

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