Found February 23, 2012 on The Rangers Tribune:
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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's recently slumping offense. Will Slats allow the roster that has climbed to first place in the Eastern Conference work its own problems out, or will he provide an instant boost and at the same time ignore any future salary-cap conflicts bringing in another big contract will induce? This weekend's back-to-back against the Islanders and Sabres could be the deciding factor.  Columbus GM Scott Howson's original asking price for Nash was astronomical; Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan McDonagh/Michael Del Zotto, Chris Kreider and a first round draft pick. However, as I assumed right here on this blog, Sather proc...
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