Originally written July 11, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
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In yet another piece on Rick Nash, Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy discusses how the Columbus captain still has a Junior Hockey mentality meaning he tries to do too much on his own and thinks his size and power can overcome multiple player coverage from the defense.Wyshyski adds this quote from former Ranger and TSN analyst Ray Ferraro on the impact John Tortorella would have on Nash..."He's not playing junior hockey any longer if he ends up in New York (John Tortorella) and Detroit (Mike Babcock), I'll promise you that. Those coaches will get it out of him in a hurry."...no offense to the Blue Jackets, but they're a fledgling organization, who have allowed Rick Nash to do what he wants in an effort to keep him happy and in a Columbus uniform. Which to me has actually stunted his growth as a player. His success in the league is a testament to his talent. But I think if you stick him on a real contender with a no nonsense coach (I know Hitchcock is a great coach, b...
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