Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/4/12

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 10: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates up to a face off during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 10, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blue Jackets defeated the Coyotes 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
It was unlikely that the Bruins were ever going to land Rick Nash, but there were undoubtedly still some B's fans hoping that general manager Peter Chiarelli would swing a trade for the talented forward. The Rangers eventually swooped in and nabbed the five-time All-Star, though, forcing Boston to find other ways to improve its offense. The Bruins don't need to improve drastically, as they were still second in the league in goals per game last season, but the power play could certainly use some work. Nash would have given the Bruins some scoring punch, but Chiarelli ultimately decided the...
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