Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/20/14

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 10: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates up to a face off during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 10, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blue Jackets defeated the Coyotes 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
The Blue Jackets finally granted Rick Nash his wish, dealing the team's career record holder in almost every offensive category to the Rangers in a blockbuster trade Monday. Columbus received forwards Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov, defenseman Tim Erixon and a first-round pick in 2013. The Blue Jackets also sent defenseman Steven Delisle and a conditional third-round draft pick next year that will be returned if the Rangers reach the Stanley Cup Finals. Nash, who is only 28, owns most of Columbus' career offensive records and asked the front office for a trade in January. No deal was consummated before the February trade deadline during the season or before last month's NHL draft as general manager Scott Howson insisted he wouldn't trade Nash for less than "market value." Nash had six teams on his "approved" list to be dealt to. The Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks were the other five teams on the list, accordi...
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