Found July 24, 2012 on The Hockey Guys:
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By Benjamin Woodward (@_BWoodward) After months of speculation and enough rumors to fill the HockeyyInsiderr’s twitter feed for an entire calendar year, Rick Nash has finally been traded. The former Columbus Blue Jackets captain was dealt to the New York Rangers on Monday in exchange for a package centered around two-way pivot Brandon Dubinsky. The complete deal looked like this: To New York: F Rick Nash, D Steven Delisle , 2013 Third Round Pick To Columbus: F Brandon Dubinsky, F Artem Anisimov, D Tim Erixon, 2013 First Round Pick On the surface, this looks to be a fair market price for a player who clearly had no desire to return to Ohio this fall. However, after setting the initial asking price absurdly high, General Manager Scott Howson set himself up to fail. In the nearly five-month-long stretch from the February 27 NHL trade deadline until now, Howson was believed to be asking for names like Jeff Skinner (Carolina), Tyler Seguin (Boston), and Ryan McDonagh (New York Rangers)...
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