Sens had discussions about Rick Nash. Seems like that trade won’t happen, Bryan Murray told me.
— Renaud P Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) June 19, 2012
4:18PM: According to Don Brennan in the Ottawa Sun, The Senators have made a big push to try and acquire Rick Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Brennan says that the Senators are prepared to offer Mika Zibanejad (2011-6th overall), Nick Foligno and goalie Ben Bishop.
Buffalo may also be interested in Rick Nash.
Ottawa still has to sign RFA Erik Karlsson. Ottawa also acquired Kyle Turris last season to play center behind Jason Spezza.
4:52PM: Bob McKenzie says that Karlsson may have a new deal in a few days.
6:31PM: The Senators announced a new seven-year deal for Karlsson. Bob McKenzie says that it has a cap hit of $6.5 million per season.