Former No. 2 draft pick Wade Redden hangs up his skates

Former star defenseman Wade Redden has retired after years in the NHL. Redden played with Ottawa, the New York Rangers, St. Louis and Boston. He finished with 457 points - 109 goals and 348 assists. The 36-year-old player announced his decision Thursday through the NHL Players' Association. Redden helped key Ottawa's run to the Stanley Cup final in 2007. After playing...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Defenseman Redden out for tonight's game

  JIM ROGASH/GETTY IMAGES BOSTON--  According  to a tweet from Joe Haggerty of Comcast SportsNet New England, Bruins defenseman Wade Redden will not play in tonight’s game against the Maple Leafs.  Haggerty tweeted the following earlier today. Claude said between Dougie Hamilton & Matt Bartkowski to fill in for Redden (day-to-day). Would be shocked if its not Bartkowski...
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues trade Redden to Boston for draft pick

Courtesy: Blues Media Relations ST. LOUIS Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has acquired a conditional seventh round draft pick in 2014 from Boston in exchange for defenseman Wade Redden. Redden, 35, dressed in 23 games for the Blues this season posting five points including two goals and three assists to go along with...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Redden lands in St. Louis

Less than 24 hours after the Rangers completed buying out Wade Redden, the veteran defender landed in St. Louis on a one-year, $800,000 deal. The buyout officially ended Redden’s tenure with the Rangers organization, and it’s nice to see him get picked up somewhere so fast. Wade never fit in New York. Never mind the contract, his skill set just didn’t match the Rangers need...
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January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers place Redden on waivers (Update: He has cleared)

Update 1/17/13: Redden has cleared waivers. The Rangers will buy him out before the season starts on Saturday. Original Post: As expected, the Rangers have placed Wade Redden on waivers, per Pierre LeBrun. This is step one in using their first amnesty buyout on the defenseman. Redden is expected to clear tomorrow, and will promptly be bought out by the Rangers. Tweet
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooks: Rangers ask Redden to sit the season out

So long Wade. One day after we discussed how Wade Redden might need to be an emergency call up if the injuries mount, Larry Brooks noted that the Rangers will ask Redden to sit the season out: It appears Wade Redden will sit out the season at home at the Rangers’ request in order to ensure he does not get hurt and thus jeopardize the planned postseason compliance buyout of the...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Meeting With Redden to Discuss Future

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...
Via NY Rangers Blog
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lots of Interest in Redden

Elliotte Friedman at CBC Sports reports that if the Rangers use any potential CBA amnesty clause to rid themselves of Wade Redden and his disastrous contract, there will be plenty of interest in the veteran defenseman... "Don't know what the final salary will be. But if he's willing to be reasonable -- and you have to believe he will be -- he's going to have...
Via NY Rangers Blog
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Two Teams Interested in Redden

Alvin Chang at ESPN Insider reports that two teams are interested in the services of Wade Redden, who has been playing for the Rangers AHL affiliate CT Whale since 2010.Chang adds that Redden could either be had at half price through re-entry waivers -- where the Rangers would foot the other half of the bill -- or if the new CBA has an amnesty clause, Redden could be free and he...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Redden named captain of Whale, continues mentoring youth

Wade Redden may not be liked among some fans in New York, as his bloated contract and sub par play made him a popular whipping boy. Many welcomed the fact that he was sent to the CT Whale at the beginning of last season to make room in the budget and roster for other players. But, instead of being a locker room cancer in the AHL, Redden took to the kids and became a great mentor...
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March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

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