Posted November 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
Rick Nash is back in the New York Rangers lineup after the star forward missed 17 games because of a concussion. Nash passed his final test Tuesday when he skated with his teammates before the game that night against the Boston Bruins. Nash has being skating - mostly on his own - the past two weeks after his symptoms subsided. He was cleared to return Sunday and told coach Alain Vigneault the next day he was ready to go. Nash hasn't played in a game since he was injured on a hit from San Jose's Brad Stuart on Oct. 8 in New York's third game of the season. ''I'm going to go tonight,'' Nash said after the morning skate at Madison Square Garden. ''Last night, I just thought it would be the best thing, moving forward, talking to everybody. I'm excited, it's kind of controlled emotion. It's been a long six weeks so I'm excited to get in there. ''I think the first everything is going to take awhile, whether it's a hit...
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