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...

Rick Nash good to go

Per Andrew Gross, Rick Nash is good to go and will play tonight. He will take J.T. Miller’s spot in the lineup, as Miller will be a healthy scratch with Michael Del Zotto. Nash had been out since the third game of the season with a concussion. Tweet

Rick Nash Says Players Need To Change Their Behavior

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, Nash said the comparatively lengthy recovery process attached to what was his second concussion in eight months has altered his perspective. “I’ve come to realize that with all this stuff going on, I’m going to have more than half of my life to live after I retire,” said the 29-year-old. “There’s a lot to life after hockey...

Breaking: Rangers’ Rick Nash to return Tuesday

New York Rangers wing Rick Nash will return to the lineup Tuesday night against the Boston Bruins.  Nash returns after missing six weeks with a concussion. According to TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger, Nash is “good to go”.  Nash has missed the Rangers previous 17 games after sustaining a concussion on October 8th.  He has miss all but three games this season due to the injury...

Concussion alters Nash’s perspective

Rick Nash was neither surprised nor upset not to hear from Brad Stuart after the Sharks’ defenseman delivered the concussion-inducing headshot in San Jose on Oct. 8 that sidelined No. 61 for six weeks and 17 games. Still, if the skate had been on the other foot — or, more to the point, if the shoulder had slammed into the other head — Nash on Wednesday told The Post he would...

New York Rangers: Rick Nash could return to lineup as soon as tomorrow

Since the third game of the 2013-14 NHL season the New York Rangers have been without superstar winger Rick Nash who suffered a concussion after taking an elbow to the head from San Jose Sharks’ defenceman Brad Stuart. Concussions rarely…Read more →The post New York Rangers: Rick Nash could return to lineup as soon as tomorrow appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Protect Rick Nash

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, Code this, code that. Nobody is quite sure exactly what it is in the NHL. But here was the code as described by Marty McSorley, when he came to the Rangers from the Kings in 1996 after having been Wayne Gretzky’s teammate for 11 seasons in Edmonton and Los Angeles: “Everybody who is on the ice with Gretz has to be willing to...

Rask, Bruins down Nash, Rangers

Tuukka Rask made 43 saves -- including a stop on a first-period penalty shot -- and the Boston Bruins spoiled the return of New York forward Rick Nash in a 2-1 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night. Rask, playing on back-to-back days for the first time this season, denied Chris Kreider's penalty shot and turned away everything else except for Derick Brassard's power...
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