Buzz: Rick Nash’s Agent Wants A Deal To Get Done By Monday

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5:36PM Larry Brooks says, “No reason to believe Sather has changed position on rejecting CBJ requests for Chris Kreider. Uncertain about stance relating to JT Miller.”

5:21PM Portzline says that while the Rangers could send a defensive prospect, Columbus wants forward prospects

Update: 5:09PM: On TSN, Bob McKenzie says that the Rangers are holding firm that they won’t trade Michael Del Zotto and Ryan McDonagh. They won’t trade a roster defensemen.

McKenzie says that the Rangers are willing to offer players like Artem Anisimov and Brandon Dubinsky off the roster.

Original Post: 4:28PM:Bob McKenzie spoke with Rick Nash’s agent who said

“We’re hopeful a deal can get done prior to the trade deadline that is fair and equitable for the Blue Jackets…

McKenzie adds that Nash’s list of teams that he would accept a trade to won’t change this summer

Aaron Portzline tweets that “#CBJ GM Scott Howson will not comment publicly regarding possible trade of #CBJ captain Rick Nash.”