ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced the club has officially signed defenseman Wade Redden.
Redden, 35, has spent the past two seasons with the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Connecticut Whale.
Last year, he posted 20 points (4 goals and 16 assists) in 49 games.
The 6-foot-2, 205-pound defenseman is a veteran of 13 NHL seasons, including 11 years in Ottawa and, most recently, two with the New York Rangers (2008-2010). Overall, Redden has appeared in 994 National Hockey League (NHL) games totaling 450 points (106 goals, 344 assists) and 654 penalty minutes.
The Lloydminster, Saskatchewan native was originally drafted by the New York Islanders in the first round (2nd overall) of the 1995 Entry Draft.
Redden is currently unavailable to play with the team due to immigration.
He is traveling with the team on their two-game road trip which starts against the Predators on Monday in Nashville.