Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 5/11/12

ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 05: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on November 5, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Steve Simmons at the Toronto Sun feels that with the Rangers offensive struggles in the playoffs, Glen Sather may have some remorse for not pulling the trigger on the Rick Nash trade..."They don't have a big forward who gets on the inside, who can create his own offence, who can cause defensive mismatches for the opponent. Nash scored just 30 goals this past season, his worst total in years. But he did that without any kind of help around him, without a centre, with a team that offered little, and without any kind of motivation."Simmons adds that with Nash, the Rangers would likely not have needed seven games to beat Ottawa nor would they be playing in one tomorrow against the Capitals....it's so nice to see that Simmons lives in fantasyland where everything he writes about comes true. Well this is reality my friend and if the Rangers did acquire Nash none of that is guaranteed to have happened. How about this scenario. Rangers empty out their stable of young talent to acquire Nash,...
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