Quote: Wade Redden Is A Mentor To Ryan McDonagh


“He’s a great guy, a great player for that team down there,” McDonagh said. “He’s toward the end of his career and to go through what he did, he could have a different attitude. But he has an incredible attitude, staying out late on the ice. I ask him a lot of questions. He’s probably sick of me. He’s helped me a lot. A lot of mental things, too.”

McDonagh to Andrew Gross of Ranger Rants

…Hopefully he can help Michael Del Zotto out as well. But this is great to hear on Redden. It will be interesting to see what happens with him for next season. I think it’s close between working out a deal to play in Europe or not reporting to the Rangers, leaving the money on the table and taking a shot at returning to the NHL for less money. He has a young child now and that could play into the decision