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Montreal, QC (Sports Network) - The Montreal Canadiens used their second and final compliance buyout on defenceman Tomas Kaberle Friday. Yeezy Schoenen Goedkoop . The 35-year-old spent two seasons with the Habs, collecting three goals and 22 assists with a minus-2 rating in 53 games. Kaberle was set to enter the final year of a three-year, $12.75 million deal he signed prior to the 2011-12 campaign with the Carolina Hurricanes. He only played 29 games with the Hurricanes, tallying nine assists and a minus-12 rating before a trade sent him to Montreal in December 2011. Rules of the compliance buyout dictate the Canadiens owe Kaberle two-thirds of the remaining value on his contract spread out over twice the remaining length. Kaberle was set to make $4.5 million next season, so he will be paid $3 million over the next two years. The buyout saves Montreal $4.25 million against the salary cap. The 14-year veteran spent his first 11-plus seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs before going to Boston at the 2011 trade deadline. Kaberle has 563 points -- including 87 goals -- in 984 career games with a plus-17 rating. Montreal made a notable splash back in January when it used its first of two CBA-mandated buyouts on disappointing center Scott Gomez, who later signed with the San Jose Sharks. Yeezy Boost 350 Te Koop . LOUIS -- Valtteri Filppula assisted on three of Tampa Bays four goals, and the Lightning beat the St. Yeezy Kopen .Y. -- Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone has drawn on his Syracuse connections once again by hiring Rob Moore to take over as receivers coach. http://www.yeezysnederland.com/yeezy-350-v2-nederland.html . -- The Magic have their first victory of the new year. Russian Olympic athletes are as much pawns as true players in the drug-infused game in which their government broke rules in a brazen attempt to win medals at any cost.Now, all those athletes -- more than 400 of them, including those who did nothing wrong -- can only wait and see what their fate is for the Summer Olympics, which start in a mere 17 days.With the clock ticking, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee meets Tuesday to go over options in the wake of a report that uncovered a state-run doping scheme that ensnared 28 sports, both summer and winter. It started in 2011 and ended four years later -- well past the time when Russian authorities knew they were under the doping microscope.The investigation, authored by arbitrator Richard McLaren, told of 312 positive tests that Russias deputy minister of sport directed lab workers not to reported to the World Anti-Doping Agency. Also involved were Russias FSB -- the current version of the Soviet Unions KGB.Im shocked and devastated by whats been going on, said Paul Melia, the head of Canadas anti-doping organization, after the findings were delivered Monday in Toronto. And I can only imagine how betrayed the clean athletes of the world are feeling today in the face of this evidence.After receiving the evidence from a report that it commissioned, WADA called for the IOC to consider a ban of Russias entire Olympic team.WADA insists upon imposition of the most serious consequences to protect clean athletes from the scourge of doping in sport, said agency president Craig Reedie, who is also an IOC member.But a blanket ban is not a sure thing.The decision to deliver one is rife with political ramifications that involve a country that sent the third-most athletes (more than 430) to the previous Summer Olympics, four years ago in London. It puts the IOC in the position of ruling against one of its biggest supporters, a nation that spent more than $50 billion hosting the Winter Games in Sochi just two years ago.IOC president Thomas Bach said the committtee wouldnt hesitate to apply the toughest sanctions available. Yeezys Aanbieding. But Bach has frequently spoken about the fine line between collective responsibility and individual justice. And for every anti-doping agency and athlete group calling for a full ban in the name of clean athletes, theres seemingly another sports organization or leader urging restraint.The right to participate at the games cannot be stolen from an athlete, who has duly qualified and has not been found guilty of doping, said Bruno Grandi, president of gymnastics international federation. Blanket bans have never been and will never be just.Gymnastics was not among the sports listed in the report. Wrestling, meanwhile, accounted for 28 of the 312 unreported positives. The head of that international federation, Nenad Lalovic of Serbia, told The Associated Press we will absolutely follow the decisions of the IOC.What parameters the IOC will use to determine Russias fate is unknown. One part of the Olympic charter states that international sports federations establish their own rules for participation in the Olympics. Another states that the entry of any team is subject to acceptance by the IOC, which may at its discretion, at any time, refuse any entry, without indication of grounds.Whether the IOC issues its decision Tuesday or simply sets the table for it to come later, it could be appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which is the final authority when it comes to world sports events.Many in anti-doping circles said the report should make all these decisions clear.The McLaren Report has concluded, beyond a reasonable doubt, a mind-blowing level of corruption within both Russian sport and government that goes right to the field of play, said Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. And most importantly, our hearts go out to athletes from all over the world who were robbed of their Olympic dreams. ' ' '