11. Wade Redden, New York Rangers
Contract: Six years, $39 million
Redden’s numbers were already in a steep decline when he became a free agent in 2008. That’s why the Rangers’ offer of six years and $39 million had many New Yorkers wondering if Isaiah Thomas had been somehow involved. By 2010, Redden was playing in the American Hockey League, by far the highest paid player in that league’s history. —Johnny Goodtimes (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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