Mar 3, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Wade Redden (6) defends against the Dallas Stars attack during the game at the American Airlines Center. The Stars defeated the Blues 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

St. Louis Blues Trade Wade Redden to the Boston Bruins

As the trade deadline comes to a close, the St. Louis Blues announced that they have traded veteran defenseman Wade Redden to the Boston Bruins in exchange for a conditional 2014 7th round draft pick.  The pick becomes a 2014 6th round pick if Redden plays one or more playoff games with the Bruins.

The move reduces the Blues defensive core to 8 after the acquisitions of Jay Bouwmeester and Jordan Leopold.

Redden, 35 years of age, has dressed in 23 games for the St. Louis Blues posting two goals, three assists, and a -1 rating.  Redden was signed after his contract was bought out by the New York Rangers.  The move to Boston will reunite Redden with his former teammate and partner Zdeno Chara.

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-Alex Hodschayan

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