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01-18-2013, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by King'sPawn View Post
If it's for a low cap hit, and for depth purposes, I don't see a huge problem. Redden's biggest issue was getting paid too much money and taking up too much space.

Especially since the Kings lost Hickey, who likely would have been called up if there's an injury to Doughty, Martinez, or Voynov, there's not really an NHL ready offensive defenseman in case there's an injury.

Again, I'm not exactly advocating Redden in particular, but I think it's silly to rule out a cheap signing for depth purposes because of a reputation (not even because of an attitude). After all, I remember a couple Kings players who had a reputation of being cancerous party boys who did just fine last year.
According to Bob, it was likely to be for less than $1 million on a one year deal.

As for not have an NHL ready recall, I say Andrew Campbell is ready. I'll leave it up to our Manchester folk to say more and respect their input greatly, that's just my belief.

Originally Posted by Tonellisghost View Post
Tom Preissing and Wade Redden are about equals at this point. If you liked Tom you will be satisfied with Redden.
Ugh. If he's that bad, pass. We can buy a pylon at a hardware store for less.

Originally Posted by Whiskeypete View Post
Just say No


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