Wade Redden was an essential on the Ottawa Senators blue line for 11 years and for his efforts the fan favourite is the very first gamer to be inducted into the team's Ring of Honour.Redden very first arrived in Ottawa as a 19-year-old looking to fulfil a childhood dream of playing in the NHL and left behind a tradition both on and off the ice. D.J. Smith on what Wade Redden's Ring of Honour induction means for the Ottawa Senators history.—@Senators!.?.!The smooth-skating defenceman credited Lance Pitlick, his first D-partner, for supporting him throughout his novice season where he played all 82 games. Redden joined the Senators when they were still having a hard time to earn respectability, however thanks to him and players such as Alfredsson, Leschyshyn, Phillips, Marian Hossa and many others the group ended up being a perennial playoff contender.Despite 11 straight playoff appearances, which coincided with Redden's term in Ottawa, the Senators never won the Stanley Cup, reaching the finals just once in 2007 and losing out to Anaheim in five video games.

Wade Redden was a pillar on the Ottawa Senators blue line for 11 years and for his efforts the fan favourite is the very first player to be inducted into the team's Ring of Honour.Redden first gotten here in Ottawa as a 19-year-old looking to fulfil a childhood dream of playing in the NHL and left behind a tradition both on and off the ice. D.J. Smith on what Wade Redden's Ring of Honour induction indicates for the Ottawa Senators history.—@Senators!.?.!The smooth-skating defenceman credited Lance Pitlick, his very first D-partner, for supporting him throughout his novice season where he played all 82 video games. Redden joined the Senators when they were still struggling to make respectability, however thanks to him and gamers such as Alfredsson, Leschyshyn, Phillips, Marian Hossa and lots of others the team ended up being a seasonal playoff contender.Despite 11 straight playoff looks, which coincided with Redden's term in Ottawa, the Senators never won the Stanley Cup, reaching the finals just as soon as in 2007 and losing out to Anaheim in five games." Redden recently joined the Senators in a gamer development role and said it feels natural to be back. Redden signs up with the late Bryan Murray, a previous Senators GM and head coach, in the Ring of Honour.