Rick Nash RUMORS & NEWS

  • How Rick Nash went from playoff bust to NHL's leading scorer

    Yahoo! Sports "As a goal scorer, Rick Nash has always dabbled in the extremes. “I usually find myself a pretty streaky player. If they’re going in, they’re going in,” he said Tuesday night, after the New York Rangers rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils. “If they’re not … they’re definitely not.” They..." October 24

  • New baby won't keep proud papa Nash away

    ESPN New York "Rick Nash had the smile of a proud new father, but also the determination of a hockey player. The New York Rangers forward spoke with joy at Tuesday's morning skate about the birth of son McLaren (a family name, and Rick's middle name). But just as his coach had Sunday, Nash brushed off the..." October 14

  • Rick Nash is too good to be a whipping boy

    Sporting News "Every fanbase has its own version of a whipping boy, someone who, for whatever reason, isn’t reaching the standards set by those who cheer him on. Most of the time the criticism that player receives is hardly justified, but it’s not remotely surprising, considering the irrational place it’s coming..." April 30

  • Nash’s Team Canada status remains uncertain

    Sportsnet.ca "It was the opening minute of a game that would turn into a New York Rangers blowout and the puck was on Rick Nash’s stick. All alone at the side of an empty net, the big winger tried in vain to whack it home from a tight angle. By the end of a 7-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on..." January 05

  • Legacy played a part in trade request, Rick Nash says

    Columbus Dispatch "A reflective Rick Nash stood in front of a throng of reporters yesterday morning, ready to share his views on playing his former team for the first time. The scene was very different from the one that unfolded around Nash the last time the Blue Jackets played at Madison Square Garden, 22..." December 14

  • Nash, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Panthers 5-2

    New York Post "Strange game, hockey. Strange game here Wednesday night. For here were the Rangers, who had been piling up chances and shots in one match after another with only a measly 2.0 goals-per-game to show for it, somehow scoring five times against the Panthers to win 5-2 despite a ragged,..." November 28

  • Concussion alters Nash’s perspective

    New York Post "Rick Nash was neither surprised nor upset not to hear from Brad Stuart after the Sharks’ defenseman delivered the concussion-inducing headshot in San Jose on Oct. 8 that sidelined No. 61 for six weeks and 17 games. Still, if the skate had been on the other foot — or, more to the point, if the..." November 21

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    #NYR Nash is in tonight vs. BOS. "It's been a long six weeks. I'm excited. "

  • Nash aims for lineup return Tuesday or Thursday

    North Jersey "Rick Nash, who will miss his 16th game tonight after suffering a concussion on Brad Stuart’s hit in San Jose on Oct. 8, has revealed his timeline for returning to the Rangers’ lineup. The power forward said after the Rangers’ full morning skate here at the Bell Center in Montreal he hopes -..." November 16

  • Nash pleased with progress so far; Lundqvist, Talbot, Montreal and the “routine goal”

    Bergen Record "Rick Nash rejoined his Rangers’ teammates for today’s practice, his first time on the ice with the complete group since suffering a concussion on Oct. 8. Nash wore a yellow non-contact jersey and will ease himself back into full practices before resuming battle drills. Nash said he expects to..." November 14

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    Breaking: Alain Vigneault says Rick Nash, who has missed 15 games, will practice with team for 1st time Wed, No timetable for return

  • Rangers' Nash reports feeling good after skating again

    NHL.com "Following what he characterized as his hardest practice since returning to the ice Saturday, Rick Nash said his hands felt good. Now the New York Rangers' All-Star just needs his legs to catch up. Tuesday marked the fourth straight day Nash has been on the ice. He participated in an hour-long..." November 12

  • Rick Nash skates for first time since suffering head injury

    CBSSports.com "Though there is no timetable yet for Rick Nash's return, but the Rangers got a bit of good news Saturday morning when Nash skated for the first time since suffering a concussion Oct. 8. Nash did not practice with the team for its full morning skate, but went out with the goalies for a bit..." November 09

  • Rangers' silence on Rick Nash speaks volumes

    Bergen Record "With each passing day of silence the questions grow louder when it comes to Rick Nash. Not so much when the Rangers' elite right wing will return from his latest concussion because any absence due to concussion is by definition indefinite. But there is scientific evidence each successive..." October 22

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    #NYR confirm Rick Nash on IR retro. As mentioned on Blue Notes when AV reported that Nash symptoms remained team will add at least 1 F

  • NY Rangers place Rick Nash on IR with concussion

    New York Daily News "Monday was a tough day for the Rangers and they didn’t even play a game. Coach Alain Vigneault said after practice in Greenburgh that right wing Rick Nash “is still feeling some symptoms” from Tuesday’s concussion in San Jose and the team placed Nash on injured reserve. “Until I hear..." October 15

  • Rick Nash Still Has Concussion Symptoms

    Blueshirt Banter "Alain Vigneault provided some updates on Rick Nash and stated that he is still suffering from concussion-like symptoms. Following this morning's practice Alain Vigneault met with the media and provided some minor updates regarding the status of Rick Nash. Nash was absent from practice yet again..." October 14

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    Nick Cotsonika @cotsonika

    Hearing Rick Nash is expected to be out seven to 10 days.

  • Sharks' Brad Stuart faces hearing for hit on Rangers' Rick Nash

    NHL.com "San Jose Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart will have a hearing Wednesday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an incident during a game Tuesday night against the New York Rangers at SAP Center. At 2:32 of the first period Stuart was assessed a minor penalty for elbowing after a hit on New..." October 09

  • Rangers’ Rick Nash leaves game after elbow to head

    Sportsnet.ca "New York Rangers forward Rick Nash left Tuesday’s game after he was hit with an elbow from San Jose Sharks defenceman Brad Stuart early in the first period. Stuart was given a two-minute minor for elbowing while Nash appeared shaken up as he made his way to the Rangers bench. Nash returned..." October 09

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    Larry Brooks @NYP_Brooksie

    Nash: "I have a headache. It got worse. It was a head shot. I'm concerned the way it feels."

  • Nash vows return to regular-season form

    New York Post "Rick Nash’s first year as a Ranger concluded with a postseason one-goal fizzle that largely overshadowed a regular season throughout which he was the team’s most imposing forward. “I think what happened in the playoffs easily could have had that effect on people” Nash told The Post following..." October 02

  • Nash returns; Nothing new on Lundqvist

    Bergen Record "First off Henrik Lundqvist said again there was nothing new to report in negotiations for a new contract extension with a potential deadline on the talks coming with the start of the season Thursday at Phoenix. Lundqvist said on Sunday the sides would talk at least once more before the team left..." October 01

  • Blue Jackets pleased with year without Nash

    Columbus Dispatch "It was a saga that threatened to swallow the summer of 2012, an unavoidable trade that worried some Blue Jackets fans sick and served as an advertisement that the Jackets were a franchise for which the most patient of superstars no longer wanted to play. One year ago today it all came to a head..." July 23

  • Rangers' Nash says performance ‘good’

    New York Post "Rick Nash was supposed to be the final piece to the Rangers’ Stanley Cup puzzle, the dominant force on the offensive end to match Henrik Lundqvist’s brilliance in net. Instead, he was just another Rangers forward who failed to produce in the postseason — when coach John Tortorella has said..." May 28

  • Nash’s breakout game bodes well for Rangers

    New York Post "There was a period of time on Sunday afternoon in Boston when it seemed as if Rick Nash was going at a different speed than everyone else, and those moments are exactly why the Rangers brought Nash to Broadway in the first place. Big No. 61 in white was flying around the ice, over the boards..." May 21

  • Don't worry about Rick Nash—unless you're a Bruin

    Sporting News "Rick Nash has been around long enough to know that he will score another goal. Two seasons ago, he went eight games without one for the Columbus Blue Jackets, then had an 11-game drought later in the year. He still finished that campaign with 32 goals. Playing 75 games in 2010-11, Nash's..." May 18

  • Need for Nash never greater

    New York Post "Right from the top: Of all the Rangers’ problems during this disappointing follow-up to last year’s bang-up season, Rick Nash has been about the least of them. Yes, no doubt, in yielding a pair of Blueblood forwards in Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov as part of the package that went to..." April 19

  • Brendan Shanahan explains why Rangers’ Rick Nash wasn’t suspended

    Yahoo! Sports "NHL Department of Player Safety chief Brendan Shanahan called Rick Nash of the New York Rangers after Nash’s controversial hit on Tomas Kopecky on Tuesday night. “It was a rotten hit,” Shanahan said he told Nash. But not a suspension. "There are lots of hits that we don’t like," he said. “We..." March 22

  • Rick Nash delivers dangerous elbow to Tomas Kopecky

    SB Nation "Attention Rick Nash fantasy hockey owners: you just missed out on some major penalty minutes tonight, but don't worry — there's probably a suspension heading Nash's way! Late in the third period of Thursday's game between the New York Rangers and the Florida Panthers, Florida's Tomas Kopecky..." March 22

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    Bob McKenzie @

    NYR and FLA have been told by NHL there will be no supplementary discipline for Rick Nash's hit on Tomas Kopecky.

  • Rangers reunite Marian Gaborik, Rick Nash, and Brad Richards

    Bergen Record "The main news nugget out of this morning’s skate before the Rangers try to snap a three-game losing streak tonight against the Hurricanes is that Marian Gaborik skated on the right wing with center Brad Richards and Rick Nash. That trio started seven games together starting with the Rangers’..." March 18

  • Gaborik, Nash lead Rangers as Isles blame officiating

    New York Post "The Rangers were not given anything last night, no matter how many dirty looks and slanted words the Islanders had for the referees afterward. Once Marian Gaborik blasted home a slap shot 42 seconds into overtime, giving the Rangers a 2-1 win, it was the fact Michael Grabner sat in the home..." March 08

  • Nash pair propels Rangers past Flyers

    New York Post "With each slide and fist pump, with each dominating third period, with each sign of indelible talent, Rick Nash endears himself to the Garden faithful like few other superstars in the recent past. Last night, under the bright lights of Broadway, against a fierce and streaking Flyers team and..." March 06

  • Nash return sparks Rangers to snap four-game losing streak

    New York Post "It was compelling and propelling from start to finish, this return to the lineup by Rick Nash, and when it was over, so too was the Rangers’ four-game losing streak (0-3-1) that had coincided with No. 61’s absence. “You can see that we’re a different team when he’s on the ice,” Ryan Callahan..." March 01

  • Ryan McDonagh playing, Rick Nash expects to return also but will test himself in warmups

    New York Daily News "Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh will return to the lineup Thursday night at the Garden, Rick Nash also expects to play, and Michael Del Zotto’s status is unknown for the team’s third and final matchup of the season against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Fourth-liner Arron Asham (back) is expected..." February 28

  • Nash, McDonagh, Del Zotto practice

    ESPN.com "An injury-addled Rangers club appears to be inching its way back to health, as Wednesday saw three of its key injured players practicing with the team. Rick Nash, Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto all skated Wednesday, following the team's 4-3 loss to Winnipeg on Tuesday night. Losers in..." February 27

  • No Rick Nash for Tuesday

    ESPN.com "Although injured forward Rick Nash skated with the team for the first time since missing three games with an undisclosed injury, the star winger is not expected to play when the Rangers host the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. But, the 28-year-old Nash said Tuesday's step..." February 26

  • Injury Updates From Practice, Still No Rick Nash

    Blueshirt Banter "The New York Rangers took to the ice for practice this morning, and we received some positives signs as a few players who were nursing injuries, were in the ice. However, Rick Nash was still not present for the morning skate, which has to send some alarming vibes throughout the team and fan base...." February 25

  • Rick Nash Injury: When Should We Be Concerned?

    Blueshirt Banter "Rick Nash missed his third game Saturday night, fittingly a 3-0 shutout loss to the Montreal Canadiens. It's telling that Nash, who has played in three less games than most Rangers, is still leading the team in points. To this point no one is sure what the Nash injury is. The Rangers have been..." February 25

  • Rangers hope Nash returns on Sat.

    New York Post "As concern mounts over the condition of Rick Nash, who did not accompany the Rangers to Ottawa for tonight’s opener of a two-game trip that concludes in Montreal on Saturday, so does coach John Tortorella’s concern over his club being “behind” as the 48-game season hits the one-third..." February 21

  • Nash not practicing, won’t go to Ottawa Thursday

    Bergen Record "Headed out in a few short minutes to the airport for my flight to Ottawa. Reports from Rangers’ practice today indicate that Rick Nash (along with Aaron Asham) are not on the ice. The Rangers have announced Nash will not accompany the team to Ottawa this afternoon for tomorrow night’s game..." February 20

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    Andrew Gross @

    Rangers announce Rick Nash out tonight. Chris Kreider in for him.

  • Nash a question, Kreider back

    New York Post "With Rick Nash iffy for tonight’s game against the Capitals in Washington, the Rangers recalled rookie Chris Kreider from Connecticut of the American Hockey League just one day after sending him there. Nash missed a season ticket-holder event Friday night at the Beacon Theatre, with the Rangers..." February 17

  • Serving up bangers and Nash

    New York Post "Here’s the thing about New York — the people here don’t care how much money their professional athletes get paid. Unlike so many other spots across the landscape, no one obsesses over the size of a player’s paycheck. This isn’t, for instance, Canada, where resentment abounds. There is, of..." February 11

  • Star's key goal fuels Rangers

    New York Post "The Rangers were waiting for this moment seven and half games, the moment when Rick Nash no longer teases with his superlative talent, but capitalizes on it, and lets everyone forget about the usefulness of the grinders for whom he was traded. Last night in the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Nash took..." February 03

  • Bruins enjoy challenge of Richards, Gaborik, Nash line

    CSN New England "They haven't come up with a catchy name in New York like Legion of Doom or the French Connection quite yet, but pairing together Rick Nash, Brad Richards and Marian Gaborik for Wednesday night's showdown with the Bruins was certainly worthy of a statement. The line combined for three goals all..." January 24

  • Face of the Blue Jackets goes to New York

    Columbus Dispatch "For 10 years, Rick Nash stood alone as the Blue Jackets' best player, its only homegrown star and only recognizable player outside I-270. The idea of trading the five-time All-Star was unimaginable for most fans. But since Nash requested to be traded last winter — the darkest hour in an almost..." July 24

  • Report: Bruins 'Not in on' Rick

    NESN "Bruins fans shouldn't expect Rick Nash or Bobby Ryan to be donning Black and Gold any time soon. The Bruins are "not in on" the Nash and Ryan sweepstakes, according to ESPN.com's Jimmy Murphy. According to Murphy, the Bruins and Ducks had "exploratory talks" regarding Ryan, but Boston..." July 20

  • Rick Nash: Better Dead Than Red?

    The Cannon "Late last night, Red Wings beat report Ansar Khan reported that Detroit made a "big pitch" for Rick Nash, including potentially offering up forwards Johan Franzen and Valtteri Filppula, The response? Nothing at all. Dead silence. For Detroit, the deal would make sense because they have a..." July 18