Originally written February 17, 2013 on NY Rangers Blog:
Yesterday, I may have rubbed some of the Blueshirt Faithful the wrong way suggesting Rick Nash's day away from practice was a sign he may be hurting, using the situation Dan Girardi experienced recently, sitting a day from practice to then being out the next two games with an undisclosed injury. We did find out yesterday that Nash missed Friday night's season subscriber's forum because of an illness and the team kept him off the ice the next day. This morning in his weekly Slap Shots column, Larry Brooks of the New York Post takes it a step further, recalling the third period in Boston on Tuesday night, where he believes an incident occurred between the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins: So 6:30 into the third period on Tuesday night in Boston, Milan Lucic finished off his check against Rick Nash by using his forearm to drive the Rangers winger’s head into the boards. There was no penalty on the play (though Nash received a minor for a feeble ret...
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