Found February 14, 2012 on
James van Riemsdyk
Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun of ESPN discuss the Rick Nash trade talk among other NHL topics. LeBrun: The Rangers, Kings and Philadelphia Flyers would make sense to me, although the math would be really tight in New York given the money already tied up in Brad Richards, Marian Gaborik and Henrik Lundqvist. But no doubt Nash represents just what the Blueshirts need. And there are always ways to get creative cap-wise. The Rangers have some young pieces (led by Chris Kreider) that might entice the Jackets. Howson, after all, took in the Rangers-Flyers game over the weekend.
Which brings me to the Flyers, whom I believe also have interest in Nash and certainly have the young pieces to get involved (Braydon Schenn, James Van Riemsdyk or Sean Couturier, etc). Can you imagine Rick Nash on a line with Claude Giroux?
The Kings are a good fit as well, led by young netminder Jonathan Bernier as the carrot for Columbus. The Kings have other young assets such as forward Andrei Loktionov o...
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Rick Nash still remains a possibility to be dealt at trade deadline while Tuomo Ruutu isn’t looking likely to be going anywhere.
Nash’s hefty contract with a $7.8-million hit has created feasibility problems for teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs.
But, the Leafs still seem interested in Nash. And here’s why Nash may be likely to waive that no-trade clause:
The big news of the day has been all about Rick Nash being available for a [trade]. Nash has a no trade clause which will give him [control] over where he goes. Craig Patrick is a senior adviser for the Blue Jackets, and the last time he traded the face of a franchise he got Kris Beech, Michal Sivek, and Ross Lupaschuk in return.
Nick Kypreos says that Nash has...
BOSTON—The Rangers have had preliminary discussions with the Blue Jackets regarding the availability of Rick Nash, The Post has learned, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the 27-year-old power winger is en route to Broadway.
Indeed, an individual familiar with the situation told The Post that the chance...
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Reports suggest that Rick Nash is now the big fish on the trade market. Stu Hackel looks at what the sniper would mean to a contender like the Rangers who can afford to acquire him.