Found July 23, 2012 on
Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Rangers
You heard it here and, since, you’ve heard it in several other places. The Nashville Predators may decline to match Shea Weber‘s offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers under the gentleman’s agreement that the Preds will then send back some of their compensation (four first round picks) in exchange for roster players.It’s a complicated scenario but it actually has a name because it’s been done before. And, wouldn’t you know it, it’s been done by the Flyers.In related news (stick with me on this), the Columbus Blue Jackets have finally traded their captain Rick Nash. The sweepstakes winners? The New York Rangers.What if the Preds threaten to match the offer sheet now? With Chris Pronger‘s concussion history catching up to him and his career beloved to be over, they need a #1 defenseman. They already whiffed on Ryan Suter and they’d be staring at whiffing on Weber if Nashville threatens to match. Can they stomach their Atlantic Division rival — who didn’t touch the core of their team
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After what appeared from the outside as an excruciating five-and-half days of internal organizational debate, the Nashville Predators announced on Tuesday that they will match the 14-year, 110-million offer sheet to captain Shea Weber, their franchise player.
Last Thursday, Weber signed the front-loaded offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers, which now commits the Predators to...
Nashville, Tenn. (July 24, 2012) –In the most important hockey transaction in franchise history, Nashville Predators Chairman Tom Cigarran, President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile and CEO Jeff Cogen announced today that the team has matched the 14-year, $110 million offer sheet between the Philadelphia Flyers and defenseman Shea Weber, insuring that the Predators’...
The Rick Nash sweepstakes appear to be over. TSN's Darren Dreger reports that the forward is likely headed to New York, as Columbus has apparently agreed to send Nash to the Rangers. The deal is not yet official, but it sounds like all that's left is to match up contracts and iron out all of the smaller details. Rick Nash trade to New York Rangers in process now. Details...
For the immediate future, the Rangers couldn't have asked for a better result from their extended courtship of Rick Nash. After of months of pursuit through the trade deadline and draft weekend, New York finally landed the high-scoring forward in a trade with the Blue Jackets on Monday. And the Rangers did so without having to surrender any of the key young players Columbus had...
In the wake of Nashville matching Shea Weber’s offer sheet and Columbus trading their captain, Rick Nash, to the Rangers, it’s worth looking at the landscape surrounding the Blackhawks in the Central Division as the summer continues. Here’s an updated … Continue reading →
Updated, 2:58 p.m.:Per Aaron Portzline at Columbus Dispatch, Rangers also receiving 3rd round pick and minor league defenseman in deal....wait? Sather also received a pick and a prospect? Unreal!Update, 2:48 p.m.:Finally piece, per Bob McKenzie at TSN is Anisimov....and Sather is officially a magician.
Update, 2:42 p.m.:Dreger says three of the four are Dubinsky, Erixon and a first...
Around the time of the 2012 NHL Draft, it looked or at least sounded like Ottawa was a potential trade partner for the Columbus Blue Jackets concerning Rick Nash. With a collective assortment of NHL-ready or near NHL-ready prospects that will vie for spots on the roster next season, they were identified as one of the organizations that were competitive enough and had the pieces to...
With less than 48 hours to go before the Nashville Predators' deadline to match the Flyers' offer sheet to Shea Weber, the only substantive that has happened in the last day has been the New York Rangers' acquisition of Rick Nash in exchange for two role players (Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov), a defense prospect (Tim Erixon) and draft picks.
There is no question...
The Columbus Blue Jackets appear to have finally completed their divorce with captain Rick Nash. The New York Rangers will reportedly send forwards Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, defenseman Tim Erixon and a first round pick to Columbus for Nash and … Continue reading →
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It is a done deal as here is the Ranger PR on the trade (more later)
RANGERS ACQUIRE FIVE-TIME ALL-STAR RICK NASH
Send Artem Anisimov, Brandon Dubinsky, Tim Erixon, and a first round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft to Columbus
NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club...
While news around the league was focused on the big news that Nashville matched the offer sheet to defenseman Shea Weber, the Leafs officially announced the slightly less earth shattering signings of unrestricted free agent Keith Aucoin and Marlies defenseman Simon Gysbers to one-year deals.
Veteran hockey reporter Howard Berger tweeted earlier this evening that one of his sources...
By Benjamin Woodward (@_BWoodward)
After months of speculation and enough rumors to fill the HockeyyInsiderr’s twitter feed for an entire calendar year, Rick Nash has finally been traded. The former Columbus Blue Jackets captain was dealt to the New York Rangers on Monday in exchange for a package centered around two-way pivot Brandon Dubinsky. The complete deal looked like this...