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Breaking Down the Nash Trade
After a five-month dizzying ordeal, forward Rick Nash has been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the New York Rangers in exchange for forwards Artem Anisimov and Brandon Dubinsky, defenseman Tim Erixon and the Rangers’ first pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.  The Blue Jackets also send to…
Posted by Ed Cmar TSB IH on 07/24/12 | Comments 4

Trading Rick Nash:  Handicapping the Options
In my previous article on Rick Nash I outlined the variables and complications associated with the foregone conclusion in some league circles that Columbus Blue Jackets lone franchise player, Rick Nash, will be traded prior to or during the upcoming National Hockey League (NHL) Entry draft, scheduled for Friday, June…
Posted by Ed Cmar TSB IH on 06/21/12 | Comments 5

Why Trading Rick Nash is Complicated
It’s expected that the Columbus Blue Jackets will trade their only true All-Star player and face of the franchise Rick Nash on or before the upcoming NHL Entry Draft on June 22nd.  Rumored trade discussions and speculated trading partners have been flying almost as quickly as trying to keep the…
Posted by Ed Cmar TSB IH on 06/19/12 | Comments 7

Stanley Cup Playoff Preview:  St. Louis Blues vs. LA Kings
I continue my analysis of the 2nd round Stanley Cup playoff series by analyzing the playoff series between the St. Louis Blues and the Los Angeles (LA) Kings. Both teams won their opening-round series in five games.  While the Blues erased their 10-year series-winning playoff drought in impressive fashion by…
Posted by Ed Cmar TSB IH on 04/28/12 | Comments 0