Post Tagged with: "Rick Nash"

Transfiguration in Columbus As Nash Ventures East

Transfiguration in Columbus As Nash Ventures East

July 24, 2012 at 6:39 pm 2 comments

In the sixteen hours or so since the Rick Nash trade to the New York Rangers was announced, the hockey tongues have been wagging uncontrollably, with the vast majority offering exalted views as to the “winner’ and “loser” in the deal.  Not surprisingly, those views largely coincide with previously held […]

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So Players Can Control Trades Now?

So Players Can Control Trades Now?

July 21, 2012 at 1:22 pm 1 comment

Is there any copacetic scenario where Rick Nash returns to Columbus and everyone lives happily ever after? Of course not. This is a trade demand.

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NHL Free Agency: Could Parise & Suter Set a New Trend for Free Agents?

NHL Free Agency: Could Parise & Suter Set a New Trend for Free Agents?

July 10, 2012 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

“Whether it’s a lower pressure environment or a place to cement a legacy of their own, places like Carolina, Dallas, and Minnesota have to be given kudos for making themselves into attractive destinations to these types of players. In an age where big media markets hold all the power in […]

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The Merry Month of July: Anxiety, Bitterness & NHL Free Agency

The Merry Month of July: Anxiety, Bitterness & NHL Free Agency

July 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

We are not yet a full week into that annual rite of carnage known as NHL Free Agency, and already the emotions have taken hold over reason, and comments ranging from the simply terse to the outright venomous are spewing from loyalists of involved (and uninvolved) teams.  Slightly more measured […]

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The Times That Try Men’s Souls:  The Rick Nash Enigma

The Times That Try Men’s Souls: The Rick Nash Enigma

June 21, 2012 at 4:21 pm 1 comment

The victory parade is over, the  NHL Awards have been distributed, and even the most loquacious pundits are starting to run out of words with which to re-hash the 2011-2012 NHL Season.   So, now the work begins again in earnest.  For the Los Angeles Kings, while brief diversions will be […]

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Parallel Paths: Nash, Kovalchuk and the Reality of Change

May 31, 2012 at 1:55 pm 2 comments

As the calendar slips from May to June, Columbus Blue Jackets fans are likely facing what was unthinkable less than a year ago – the impending trade of team captain Rick Nash. Simultaneously, New Jersey Devils followers are relishing their involvement in the Stanley Cup Finals, due in large part […]

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