Dallas Stars forward Todd Fedoruk cleared waivers Tuesday and was demoted to the AHL.
Fedoruk, 28, was assigned to the Iowa Stars, but is guaranteed his NHL salary of $875,000 US.
The Redwater, Alta., native had two assists and 33 penalty minutes in 11 games with Dallas, which signed him July 9.
Fedoruk has registered 17 goals and 50 assists for 67 points with 818 penalty minutes in 365 games over eight NHL seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers, Anaheim Ducks and Stars.
Philadelphia drafted him in the seventh round (164th overall) in 1997.