Thread: Waived: Wade Redden - NYR
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09-25-2010, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Pyke View Post
Redden is a Canadian, not an American. This is not a subtle difference. A Canadian is much more likely to not want their children to be raised in a situation where the values differ tremendously from those domestically; though this is equally true of American families, it's more likely that the values would closer align with the culture.

There are, to my knowledge, many more Canadian hockey players playing in Europe than you might realize. It's not really surprising to me either, many European countries have similar "values" to what you'd expect here.
I never knew there was such an East/West divide between America and Canada! I wonder why he put his family through such torture when he signed that deal to play in New York for six years!

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