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Columbus Blue Jackets star Rick Nash says he would waive his no-trade clause if the club no longer wanted him around.Nash told the Columbus Post-Dispatch that this has been the most difficult season of his career, and that if management approached him about waiving his no-trade clause he would consider it."The city of Columbus deserves a winner and deserves a good product on
the ice," Nash said. "If it comes to that ... if they don't want me here, they want to move me? I'm
not going to do something where it's going to hurt the franchise just
because I have that in my contract."Nash made it clear that he would prefer to remain in Columbus, and believes his presence is critical in the rebuilding of the Blue Jackets.The former first overall pick has 12 goals and 15 assists in 38 games.The Blue Jackets enter Thursday with the NHL's worst record at 10-23-5, 20 points out of a playoff spot.
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