Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/19/14

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 10: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates after scoring a first period goal against the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game 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)
One of the main criticisms of bringing Rick Nash on board was his contract. He has six years remaining at $7.8 million per. But Jesse Spector at the Sporting News puts us at ease with this... Rick Nash's cap hit $7.8 million. Artem Anisimov, Brandon Dubinsky and Tim Erixon: $7.825 million.— Jesse Spector (@jessespector) July 23, 2012 After the trade the Rangers are a little over $13 million under the cap. They still need to re-sign RFAs Michael Del Zotto and Anton Stralman....so what time do the Rangers announce the Doan signing today. lol...i was very much concerned about Nash's contract ending in 2018, but I forget how young he is (28-years old). When is contract is over he'll be just 34. Not too bad considering all the other crazy contracts out there. Including Brad Richards' which makes him a Rangers till the age of 39.***After being traded, Brandon Dubinsky said this about his new home in Columbus (Columbus Dispatch)..."It's one of those things where I knew if it was going to ...
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