Thread: Rumor: Redden to minors?
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01-10-2010, 01:50 PM
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Whether or not it happens this year it's going to happen eventually. I think it's unlikely that he'll be on the 2010-11 team let alone four years from now when his contract will be officially over. It's just too much cap space for what he brings. And the Rangers won't pick up half the tab for someone else. If they send him down they'll bury him.

On what it means to do it now would free up about $3 mil of cap space this year--if they're looking to add a big ticket player for a playoff run that pretty much does the trick for what's left of this season. As for how prospective UFA's might see it--the Rangers need to be more selective anyway.

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