NEWS: Wade Redden Is On Waivers

12:32PM: In the Detroit Free Press, via KK, Helene St. James writes that the Red Wings have discussed the idea of bringing in Wade Redden.

Tom Renney is part of the Red Wings staff and he coached Redden with the Rangers in 2008-09 before being fired.

12:09PM: Pierre LeBrun notes that Scott Gomez is on waivers as well.

12:03PM: The Rangers have placed Wade Redden on waivers with the intention of using a compliance buyout  on him.

The NHL is allowing teams to use one of their compliance buyouts before Saturday.

The Rangers will still be on the hook for Redden’s cap hit this season.