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New York Rangers Must Give Wade Redden a Chance This Season

Published by on June 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

For the last two weeks in Rangerland, there has been nothing but talk and speculation as to what will happen to Wade Redden during this off-season.

The Ottawa Sun claims that the Rangers will waive their highest paid defensemen this September and when he clears, he will be sent down to the minors, clearing his $6.5 million salary off the books. He would then spend the next five years of his contract rotting away for the Rangers' American Hockey League affiliate Hartford Wolfpack.

Although a costly move, the Rangers organization, who is owned by the Dolan family and Cablevision, has the money to pay him and since it would not count against the cap, the move makes sense. At thirty two years of age, this move would also...

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