Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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Today is one of those rare offseason musings days where there was a big move that has been rocking the airwaves. That move of course was the Rangers acquisition of Rick Nash for Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon, and a first round pick. We’ve dedicated the past few days discussing Nash, including how John Tortorella might adjust for his arrival, how the Rangers can replace Dubinsky and Anisimov in the lineup, how the powerplay might improve, and how the finances work out to fit Nash under the cap. There are other smaller points, so let’s get to it. Nash may not have been the perennial 40-goal scorer in Columbus, but it’s tough to score 40 a year when Vinny Prospal and RJ Umberger are your primary linemates. Nash will play with Brad Richards and potentially Marian Gaborik. This line has Dany Heatley-Jason Spezza-Daniel Alfredsson potential to it. All three players might hit 80 points for the next one or two seasons. That’s the high end of potential, but in all likelihood, ...
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