Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 2/12/12

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 24: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets lines up for a faceoff against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on October 24, 2009 in Anaheim, California. The Blue Jackets defeated the Ducks 6-4. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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 the Rangers.  To add credi...
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