Over the weekend, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus-Dispatch was a guest on WFAN radio in New York and said he felt Blue Jackets superstar Rick Nash could be had for a package of Derek Stepan, Brandon Dubinsky and a first-round pick, causing a slight uproar amongst Rangers fans who felt Stepan for Nash was a no-brainer.To listen to the entire interview, click hereToday, Steve Zipay of Newsday answered a tweet regarding the asking price of Nash, and it's slightly different than Potzline's.
I was told CBJ wanted two NHL forwards, a prospect or two and a pick RT @jannaceelectric: @jannaceelectric @stevezipay is this offer true
— Steve Zipay (@stevezipay) July 9, 2012
Zip followed up another follower's question by saying he feels Stepan will not be included in a deal for Nash. Wrage's Thoughts:
I'm not sold on what Portzline said over the weekend. Yes, he is THE beat writer for Columbus and would be in the know. But, if the cost is what he says it is, then I ...