Thread: Rumor: Redden to minors?
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01-10-2010, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by f2d View Post
If it happened, it would be the end of his career.

He's not getting picked up off waivers, and the rangers aren't gonna eat the cap hit with a buy out or reentry waivers. He will stay down there forever.
The Rangers are not putting $6.5 million in Hartford for 4 years. Especially considering Redden is not going to be the same way Rissmiller or Kaspar was, he's GOING to cause problems in Hartford. Hell, he became a problem after a game as a healthy scratch.

The Rangers only true option is a buyout or re-entry waivers, and I even doubt anyone would take him on re-entry waivers as $3.25/4 years is not a contract any team would give him IMO.

The buyout is only more than $2mil per for 2 years. They're just going to have to suck it up. It's going to hurt our reputation if we just bury a vet that we gave a hueg contract to in the minors. Hell, we've already done this with Rissmiller, and while Kaspar had a pre-lockout contract we did the same with him.

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