Found February 26, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
The rumors regarding Rick Nash were so insane yesterday, the janitors at Columbus' home arena were being considered sources as word was Blue Jacket officials were taking down all Nash signage at Nationwide Arena....not true, as they were just taking down the Jeff Carter signage.Here's some of the more legitimate Nash to Rangers news:Rick Nash's agent finally spoke on his client's trade situation (via TSN)..."We're hopeful a deal can get done prior to the trade deadline that is fair and equitable for the Blue Jackets," Joe Resnick told TSN. "However, if a deal is not reached, then the list of acceptable teams will not change at a later date."...sounds like someone can't wait to get out of Columbus. Meanwhile, Aaron Portzline at the Columbus Dispatch says while the talk is about the Rangers giving up defensive prospects for Nash, Columbus wants forwards. ...translation: Blue Jackets want Stepan and Kreider. Thanks for playing Columbus, you...

Nash may have played last game with Jackets

Rick Nash may have played his last game as a Blue Jacket on Sunday. His is the biggest name known to be on the trade market as the NHL trade deadline arrives Monday. If so, it was like so many other Nash games for the Blue Jackets. He scored a goal and they lost, falling 4-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Consol Energy Center. According to published reports, the Blue Jackets are...

Despite rumors, Jackets keep star Nash (AP)

Everyone expected the Columbus Blue Jackets to make a deal before the NHL's trade deadline on Monday. They did. But it did not involve star Rick Nash. Nash was the most prized player available in the league's annual late-season market day. Despite reports of strong pushes from several teams, Nash stayed put.

Rangers Acquire D John Scott, No Rick Nash

The New York Rangers have announced the acquisition of defenseman John Scott from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a fifth round draft pick. Scott, age 29, will add size and depth to the Blueshirts' blue-line with a 6-foot-8, 270-pound stature. He's one of the toughest players in the NHL and loves to drop the gloves, but moving forward, I'm not sure how often he...

Predators, Canucks add pieces; Nash stays put

The Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks added some reinforcements for a playoff run, while Rick Nash's wish for a deal didn't come to fruition Monday as the NHL trade deadline passed without any blockbuster moves.Having won a playoff series for the first time in franchise history a year ago, the ...

No blockbuster deals among NHL trading moves

The Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks added some reinforcements for a playoff run, while Rick Nash's wish for a deal didn't come to fruition Monday as the 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline passed without any big moves.

PHT: Nash not dealt by Jackets before trade deadline

PHT: After all the bluster and hopes of his agent to see his client dealt by the trade deadline, Rick Nash is staying put in Columbus.

NHL Trade Deadline Always Exciting, Although Big Moves Unlikely This Season (Video)

It's one of the busiest times of the year for NHL general managers and one of the most exciting for hockey fans. The NHL trade deadline always generates plenty of buzz, with rumors and opinions running rampant leading up to the big day. This season is no different, as many names have already surfaced as potential trade chips, with the biggest being Columbus Blue Jackets captain...


    Chris Kunitz had to two disallowed goals, and they were both ****** calls. Should have been 6-2. Malkin scored again. Thiessen got his first win. Hope Rick Nash gets traded to hell. See you on the Internet tomorrow.

Back to Hockey

Well, gang - it's back to hockey.  Today is the first day that the Red Wings can start proving that Kenny Holland was right NOT to sell the farm or trade away assets because this team is capable of winning the Cup without looking for outside help.Kenny was never a guy to make moves for the sake of making moves.  I know we're all still pretty peeved at him for standing idly...

Why the Preds did NOT Overpay for Gaustad and Other Deadline Musings

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports Love his philosophy or hate it, you can never say that David Poile doesn’t have a flare for the dramatic. When the news broke on Saturday evening that an unlikely bidder in the Rick Nash sweepstakes had emerged in the form of the Nashville Predators, I was certain that we were going to be in for a nailbiting few days.  While that trade didn’t come...
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