Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun tweets this quote from Sather back in 2008 when the Rangers signed Redden...
“He’s been an all-star twice in the league. He’s the best first passer in the game today."
Update, 10:52 a.m.:
Gross posts this quote from Sather over at Ranger Rants about Redden seeming to play “carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders.”
...like I say in the comments section if he had some idea he might feel that type of pressure why take the money?
Update, 10:34 a.m.:
Andrew Gross tweets that the move was made to give younger guys more of a chance.
Gross also tweets that Redden told Sather he'll take a few days to consider options. Sather said he would be allowed to play at Hartford.
Finally Gross has this quote from Sather: "It's always difficult changing somebody's life but you have to do what's right for the team."
Update, 10:32 a.m.:
Jesse Spector tweets that Sather said Redden didn't seem surprised -- "He'd seen the writing on the wall."
Arthur Staple at Newsday tweets...
Wade Redden to be placed on waivers at noon today, #NYRangers announce.
...i can't believe my eyes. I really didn't think it was ever going to happen.
...can this actually be considered one of the better days in Rangers history?
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