Blues To Sign Redden, Release White

Posted on: 3:22 pm, January 18, 2013, by , updated on: 03:10pm, January 18, 2013

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Blues have reached a deal, in principal, with defenseman Wade Redden.  The 35 year old NHL veteran played 13 seasons with Ottawa and the Rangers before spending the past two with a minor league team in the AHL.

Redden’s one year contract will be worth $800,000.  He should arrive in St. Louis this weekend and undergo a physical Sunday.

Also on Friday, the Blues released defenseman Colin White from his professional tryout. White, 35, played for the San Jose Sharks last season. He is a 12 year veteran of the NHL, winning two Stanley Cups with the New Jersey Devils.