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Redden Had Thoughts Of Quitting

from Chris Stevenson at the Toronton Sun,,

As much as Redden tries to put a positive spin on things, this is a bad time here. The Wolf Pack will lose its seventh consecutive game and when Redden is on the ice for the Monarchs’ third goal, a fan wearing a Kevin Dineen Hartford Whalers sweater stands up from his seat.

“Way to earn your money, buddy,” he screams at Redden, flashing a mock thumbs up.

“If there is anything that will benefit me, it’s playing well here.”

That is Redden’s reality now.

When he was at his crossroads and thinking about quitting, Redden turned to his friends.

“He was pretty down on himself,” said Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson, a teammate for a decade. They grew from rookies to become among the best players in the world together.

“He was questioning what he had done and should do and whether he should even be playing hockey. We all live the game. I thought he should try Europe or the minors and get the fire, the excitement back. We’re pr

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I thought he quit 4 or 5 years ago.  Do you think he really cares at this point?  He’s motivated on payday, to cash his check.  Only Glen Sather thought he had anything left.

Posted by 13 user names on 11/07/10 at 02:17 PM ET

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