Top 10 NHL Buyout Candidates

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Ville Leino, Buffalo Sabres

Mar 21, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres left wing Ville Leino (23) brings the puck into the Toronto Maple Leafs zone during the second period at the First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Leino was a benfactor of having a good playoff at the right time and the Buffalo spending spree of 2011.  However, he has underperformed in Buffalo, and I would think they would like to get themselves out of the $4.5M cap hit for the next 4 years by cutting him a $10M cheque.