Found December 21, 2013 on The Hockey Guys:
(Getty Images) By Tom Urtz Jr. (@TomUrtzJr) Back in July of 2012, New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather looked very smart by trading for Rick Nash of the Columbus Blue Jackets. When the trade was made, it looked like the veteran negotiator pulled off a move for the ages by acquiring a perennial 30-goal scorer in his prime for two bottom-six forwards and defensive prospect with some limited upside. Many months later; the optics of this trade are very different. Nash has tallied 55 points in his 63 games in a Broadway Blueshirt, and his most recent struggles have begged the question; what is wrong with Rick Nash? It is hard to pinpoint why Nash is struggling this year, but it could be that he is playing hesitant or scared. It is confusing that the 6’4″, 219-pounder doesn’t take advantage of his full frame, because he could be a dominant player if he asserted himself to his full potential. Too many times Nash tries to use his patented in-and-out deke move, which is as predictabl...
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