6:54PM: “Darren Dreger sent out these two tweets, Hard to blame NYR for not blowing up team to make Nash trade. For sake of deadline,let’s hope CBJ softens to keep possibility of trade open.”
“NYR wasn’t willing to pay price established for Nash prior to today + today CBJ asked for more than they were originally after”
6:08PM: Carp from Rangers Report tweets: “Wow. Sounds as if, not only are the Rangers out on Nash, but they don’t expect any major moves by the deadline. Surprised? I am.”
5:42PM: Katie Strang tweets, “Doesn’t appear Rangers are willing to concede to CBJ demands. At this point, NYR considered out of running for Nash”
— Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) February 26, 2012
5:16PM: Katie Strang tweets:
Things could always change at last minute/tmrw, but at this point doesn’t appear Nash to Rangers is going to happen
Original Post: Bob McKenzie tweets that the teams with the most interest in Rick Nash are starting to switch their focus to other targets and don’t think that the will be traded by the deadline.
McKenzie adds that it could just be a negotiating tactic by Columbus.