Originally Posted by JaxRed
I think the process as mth123 described it would not work. Bottom line is he has to be on active roster 90 days. Or roughly half the season. Sure, one of the months (Sep) is easier.
But even with that easy month than he has to be on 2 months of the other 5.
So finish the following season. Once his 90 days are up, I believe he can be sent down.