Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 1/8/13

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 3: Wade Redden #6 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck against the Atlanta Thrashers during the game on February 3, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Rangers and Wade Redden's camp meeting today which might help clarify his future. — Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) January 8, 2013 Redden's $6.5 million per year salary will count against the Rangers cap this year and next year even if he's playing with the Whale. The Rangers are said to be interested in using an amnesty buyout on Redden this summer. They can not use the amnesty for this season. ...i can't believe I'm saying this, but if Redden is going to count against the Rangers cap anyway, why not give him a chance to win a roster spot in camp. You're telling me he's going to be worse than Bickel or Eminger as a 6th or 7th defenseman? Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at nyrfan94@yahoo.com.
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