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Rick Nash
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Born June 16, 1984 (1984-06-16) (age 37)
Brampton, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Rangers
Boston Bruins
HC Davos (NLA)
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 1st overall, 2002
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2002–2018

Rick Nash (born June 16, 1984 in Brampton, Ontario) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey right winger for the Columbus Blue Jackets where he is the team's captain. He also played for the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins of the NHL as well as the HC Davos. He was picked by the Blue Jackets with the first overall pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the OHL with the London Knights.

He was on the Team Canada's men's ice hockey team in the 2010 Winter Olympics where they won the gold medal.

Rick Nash retired from playing hockey in 2018 due to concussion symptoms.

Awards

  • Nash was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2003
  • Nash won the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy in 2004 and shared the trophy with Ilya Kovalchuk and Jarome Iginla.
  • Nash has appeared in 4 NHL All-Star Games in 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2009
  • Nash won the NHL Foundation Player Award in 2009

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