During the month of September, we will profile New Faces in New Places from around the NHL. We start with Blue Jackets’ center Riley Nash. He could be one of the more underrated signings this offseason. Riley Nash 2017-18 Stats: Career high 15-16-41 in 76 games for the Boston Bruins. 2018-19 Team: Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed a player named Nash. No, it’s not former Jackets star Rick Nash, but it is nevertheless an effective player. Columbus agreed to terms with center Riley Nash on a three-year contract, per TSN’s Darren Dreger. The deal carries an average annual value (AAV) of $2.4 million. Correction, $2.75 x
Sometimes, things don’t go according to plan. This was true for the 2017-18 Boston Bruins who fell short of their ultimate goal of winning a Stanley Cup following a loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second-round of the postseason. Related: Bruins Exceeded Expectations in 2017-18 Though the Bruins were unable to capture hockey’s
After a disappointing end to what can only be considered an excellent season for the Boston Bruins, a few decisions (some difficult in nature) will have to be made in regards to the future of the club. Related: Bruins Exceeded Expectations in 2017-18 One that could end up being the most difficult will be the
Rick Nash was traded to the Boston Bruins this week. There was hope in Carolina that executive vice-president and GM, Ron Francis, would do whatever he could to bring Nash or someone of his caliber to the Carolina Hurricanes. It has long been held that the team needs a Nash-like forward to get them into
When looking at the 2017-18 Boston Bruins, one thing is abundantly clear; the team has more depth than any Bruins team has had in recent years. Arguably one of the deepest teams in the entire league, the Bruins are showing that they can roll four lines with confidence while also feeling comfortable in the fact