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by Paul on 07/25/12 at 05:04 PM ET
from Katie Strang of ESPN New York,
After spending the past ten years of his career with the small-market Columbus Blue Jackets, Rick Nash knows he is in for a drastic change of scenery with the New York Rangers.
Shipped to New York in a blockbuster trade on Monday—a painstaking deal that took five months to complete—the 28-year-old star winger said he’s ready for the challenge of playing underneath the bright lights of Broadway.
“I think the main thing was looking at the team, looking at what they’ve done over the years. It’s something I’d love to be part of. I’d love to help them out. I think the big-market is just a bonus that comes along with it,” said Nash, who hails from Brampton, Ontario.
“Growing up around Toronto, this is kind of what I’m used to for hockey. It was a bit of a change playing in Columbus. After being there for nine-ten years, I think I’m looking forward to seeing all this.”
added 3:18pm, Rich Nash talks about the move to New York in a short video below…
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