Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 7/30/12
Steve Zipay at Newsday spoke with former Columbus Blue Jacket GM Doug McLean about what type of player the Rangers are getting in Rick Nash..."Where do you find a 6-4, 235-pound guy with hands, who can skate, is entering his prime, with limited miles on him -- although every night he was the No. 1 focus, tightly checked, man-on-man, because teams knew if you shut down Rick Nash, you beat Columbus? Now people are telling me he's overrated. Are you serious?"...seen a lot of Nash haters pointing to the fact that his goal totals have dropped in each of the last three years. But this quote by McLean should have every Rangers fan pumped for next season, as Nash is either going to attract so much attention it'll open up the ice for his linemates or Nash himself will finally receive less focus allowing him to take his game to the next level....the Rangers got themselves a stud Blueshirts fans, make no mistake about it.On why New York is the perfect spot for Nash, McLean added..."It's worse ...
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