Sabres end first period leading 1-0 but Rangers will have another 52 seconds on their PP to start the 2nd. Rangers up on shots, 14-6
— Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) February 26, 2012
Nash’s agent JResnick tells Sportsnet that if asked to beyond his short list of preferred teams,Nash will refuse trade.
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.”