Jake Gardiner is not exempt from waivers.
The following chart shows the number of years (not including 2013-14) or games he had to play to lose his exemption and highlights in red the totals that equal or exceed them.
This result is based on the data you entered: Player did not appear in one or more professional games after signing his first NHL contract in 2011-12; and player has appeared in 82 career NHL regular season and playoff games games. If this information was entered incorrectly, the calculator will generate an incorrect result.
NOTES: Jake Gardiner's signing age for the purposes of waivers is recorded in our database as 21 while the first season of his first NHL contract is recorded as 2011-12. We have also determined that he was eligible for a reduction in the number of NHL games played required for waiver eligibility (as noted in Exhibit 16, Transition Rules, of the CBA) by virtue of his contract and playing status during the 2012-13 lockout-shortened season. If you believe an error has occurred in the calculation, contact email@example.com via email or let us know via Twitter.