Found February 12, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
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Bruce Garrioch at the Ottawa Sun reports that if the Rangers are going to deal for Columbus' Rick Nash, and sources say Glen Sather is interested, the Blue Jackets will demand Brandon Dubinsky, Chris Kreider and a No. 1 pick.Nash, who's topped 40 goals twice in his career, has just 18g, 20a this season. Nash is under contract until 2018 with a $7.8 million yearly cap hit....apparently the Blue Jackets GM has mental issues if he thinks the Sather would agree to that deal....while it would be tough, I'd be ok with Dubinsky being part of a deal for Nash, but as soon as Kreider's name is involved this deal would be dead on arrival for me. Especially after what I witnessed from the Rangers #1 prospect Friday night....Nash is an incredible talent, but his numbers have been on the decline. And that contract will destroy the Rangers ability to re-sign key players (McD, MDZ, Callahan) down the road. This has all the makings of a "what was Sather thinking" trade for ...
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