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07-05-2011, 11:44 PM
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Why does Redden get the pass here?
I'm assuming because, at the end of the day, Redden signed a contract to play hockey and that's what he's doing. Sure the GM (and we can assume redden) hoped that it would be to a higher standard, but if redden is playing to the best of his ability (which has deteriorated horribly), then he's done nothing wrong. Yes, he and his agent would have pushed Sather for as much $$ as possible, but at the end of the day nobody but Sather made him offer that ludicrous contract.
For the record, I'm of the multitude who hated the redden signing and wish that it had never happened and feel that this team certainly doesn't need him.
Having said that, I still feel that redden last year was NHL caliber defenceman (bottom pairing) and that if his salary had of been sub $2.5m he would have dressed for the Rangers last year as he was better than Eminger, Gilroy and MDZ coming out of camp.
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