Wednesday, July 2, 2008

"Good" bye Wade

Final thoughts on Wade Redden:

Sure, everybody loves Wade's charitable causes (such as buying a suite for charity at each Sens game) and he played heroically in the playoffs after his mom died, but this guy's career fizzled over the past two years and he left no question in the "Who should the Sens sign: Redden or Zdeno Chara?" debate from a couple years ago.

Not only that, Reds refused to waive his no trade clause at the trade deadline last year though he knew that he wouldn't be returning to Ottawa. Even my attempts to divorce him from the team couldn't get him to go.

And to the Rangers and their incredible $6.5 million per year contract: Quite a risk... at least you get a suite out of it.
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