After scoring just one goal in 15 games this year, Cory Conacher has been placed on waivers.
The Islanders made the announcement on Friday, a tough development in what started out as a promising campaign. Conacher actually started the season as a No. 1 winger on the John Tavares-Kyle Okposo line, but quickly fell out of favor and was a healthy scratch by early November.
It’ll be interesting to see if anyone takes a flier on Conacher via waivers. He burst onto the scene during the lockout-shortened ’13 campaign and finished sixth in Calder voting but, since then, failed to catch on in both Ottawa and Buffalo.
He signed a one-year, $600,000 deal with the Islanders in July.