Moulson was not protected and will be exposed for the expansion draft.

The move comes to no surprise as the Sabres look to offload Moulson's hefty contract, which has two years remaining with a $5 million cap hit. Despite missing just seven games over the past three seasons, Moulson has been very disappointing, scoring just 35 goals during that span while seeing his ice time dip to a career-low 11:36 this past season. Moulson's play and production don't make him particularly valuable to Vegas, but remember the Golden Knights have to take $45 million worth of contracts for the expansion and meet or exceed the cap floor by the start of the season, so Moulson's contract could come in handy. If Vegas passes on Moulson, it's unlikely the Sabres will be able to move his contract, which means he'll play a bottom-six role yet again for the 2017-18 season.

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