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Wade Redden

Wade Redden  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: June 12, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Lloydminster, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: NYI / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
WHL Rookie of the Year (1994) WHL East Second All-Star Team (1995) WHL East First All-Star Team (1996) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1996) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2002) Traded to Ottawa by NY Islanders with Damian Rhodes for Don Beaupre, Martin Straka and Bryan Berard, January 23, 1996. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2008. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, January 18, 2013. Traded to Boston by St. Louis for Boston's 6th round choice (Samuel Blais) in 2014 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013. Officially announced his retirement, January 9, 2014.
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I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday