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Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-3, force a Game 7

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo (28) tries to clear the puck from Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger (16), of Sweden, during the first period in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Detroit, Monday, May 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NHL Compliance Buyouts

June 27, 2013

Each team is allowed two compliance buyouts under the terms agreed to in the new CBA.

The conditions of the buyouts are as follows: The player's cap hit is removed but the team must pay two-thirds of the total amount owed over twice the length of the remaining years left on the contract. The buyout period runs from June 26 and closes at 5 p.m. on July 4.

Once bought out the player becomes an unrestricted free agent and can sign with any team except the one that just released them.