Four ex-Canadian Junior Players Not Offered QO; All Become UFAs


This one shouldn't come as too much of a surprise, but the Philadelphia Flyers will not be tendering a qualifying offer to goaltender Carter Hart, and are officially relinquishing his rights. The same goes for 
Michael McLeod and Cal Foote of the New Jersey Devils and Dillon Dube of the Calgary Flames

Those four are among the five former Team Canada World Junior players currently up on sexual assault charges stemming from a 2018 Hockey Canada event incident, and all have been on an indefinite leave of absence since late January. The charges become public shortly thereafter, and all players were removed from their teams' rosters.

All of the players will become unrestricted free agents, but obviously, at this point, with the court case still pending, there will not be any offers forthcoming from other teams. 

Hart, 25, spent six years with the Flyers, recording a career .906 save percentage and a 2.94 goals-against average. 

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