Found February 21, 2012 on
The Rangers Tribune:
Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Rangers
New York is coming off a 'too close for comfort' 3-2 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, in which Derek Stepan ended the game just 22 seconds into the extra period after Rick Nash scored with 1:33 left in regulation to tie. The Rangers actually dominated the game in every aspect, but Columbus goaltender Steve Mason, believe it or not, was making some key saves for his club. If it weren't for him, and the fluky non-goal at the end of the second period, that game would have been blown open fairly quickly by the Rangers.
The competition tonight will be much greater, however, as the Penguins are looking to turn around a so-so month of February in which they've went 4-4-1 after winning six straight at the end of January. The Penguins are currently in sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a 33-21-5 record, and are tied in points with the Philadelphia Flyers at the moment. A win tonight would put them ahead of Philly and into fifth place in the...
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Only a few days remain on the calendar before the clock strikes 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon and no more trades can be made within the National Hockey League until after the 2011-12 season is over and done with. That means GM Glen Sather, who has been in hot pursuit of Columbus Blue Jackets star forward Rick Nash for two weeks now, is running low on time to improve his team'...
While this is a constantly shifting landscape, for now at least the teams in the Eastern Conference who have been the most connected to Rick Nash have all walked away from the Nash sweepstakes...
As has been the case since day 1, the Kings are the leading candidate, and for now the Canucks and Sharks are both in this game still.
Sources tell me the Jackets are looking for...
You will keep hearing about the Rick Nash "list." Today a report is out listing Vancouver, Toronto, NYR, Detroit, and San Jose.
Remembering I simply report on rumors, and not including myself, NHL insiders from TSN, Sportsnet, ESPN, and elsewhere have reported Philly, LA, Montreal, Chicago and Boston as having had serious talks for Rick Nash. How can this be if those...
(AP) -- Rick Nash wears the "C" on his jersey as captain of Columbus. These days, the letter stands more for, coveted.
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Alvin Chang at ESPN Insider reports that while the Rangers are willing to include Brandon Dubinsky in a deal for Rick Nash, young defensemen Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto will not be.Larry Brooks at the New York Post believes that Columbus' asking price is Dubinsky, McDonagh or Del Zotto, Chris Kreider and either a first-round pick or another of the Rangers' top prospects...
We'll keep this Western Conference based unless people really want to discuss Philly picking up defencemen.
The first domino falls to Nashville
D Hal Gill
Conditional 5th-Round Pick (2013)
F Blake Geoffrion
F Robert Slaney
2nd-Round Pick (2012
The USS Hal Gill is best at the penalty kill and a sturdy, if aging, piece to add to Nashville's blueline. He...