Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/6/12

ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 05: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on November 5, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

It's pretty obvious that the Blue Jackets have to trade Rick Nash at this point. It's still extremely unclear, however, where he'll go and when he'll be moved. Columbus general manager Scott Howson continues to listen to offers for the All-Star forward, but according to the Columbus Dispatch, the process is moving very slowly. The report even speculated that the Blue Jackets may be willing to let this drag out until training camp. The Dispatch also reports that Howson was hoping that the start of free agency and the ensuing dominoes that would fall (specifically Zach Parise) would set the...

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