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Former Bruin Hal Gill waived by Predators

07.02.13 at 1:41 pm ET
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Former Bruins defenseman Hal Gill was placed on waivers Tuesday by Predators general manager David Poile.

According to the Tennessean, general manager David Poile did not think that Gill fit with the organization’s plans after the team took defenseman Seth Jones with the fourth overall pick of Sunday’s NHL draft. Gill, who had one year remaining on his contract, was set to make $2 million this season. The Predators already have three defensemen under contract through 2017-18.

Without Gill, the Predators no longer have a defenseman in their starting six younger than 28 years old. He averaged the least amount of ice time per game of any Predators defenseman last season.

Gill did not score a point last season and was minus-3 through 32 games played. The 38-year-old averaged 13:23 of ice time per game last season. The 6-foot-7 defenseman from Bolton has spent 15 seasons in the NHL with the Bruins, Maple Leafs, Penguins, Canadiens and Predators following four years at Providence College.

Two other former Bruins were given their walking papers Tuesday as well, as Greg Zanon and Matt Hunwick were placed on waivers by the Avalanche.

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