BUZZ: The Rangers Priority Is To Get Rick Nash At The Right Cost

Larry Brooks tweets that the Rangers are looking to trade for Rick Nash but only at a cost that they feel is appropriate.

Columbus is believed to be searching for a young roster player, two top prospects and a first round pick.

In a series of polls asked on the blog:

  • 81% of fans would trade Dylan McIlrath or Christian Thomas along with Brandon Dubinsky and a first round pick.
  • 82% of fans said that they wouldn’t pay the price of the teams top prospect, a “good” roster player and a first round pick.
  • 69% of fans said that their biggest concern with acquiring Nash was the loss of players and prospects
  • 83% of fans said that the prospect they would LEAST like to part with in a deal for Rick Nash is Chris Krieder
  • 81% of fans said that they would not trade Michael Del Zotto in a deal to get Rick Nash.
  • 73% of fans said that they wouldn’t break up what the Rangers had in order to get Nash.
  • In a poll asking if fans even wanted Rick Nash, the results were 52%-Depends on the price, 31% NO, 16% YES
  • 46% of fans said that they would be okay with sending prospects for Nash depending on who they were.
  • 97% of fans said that they would not make a trade for Nash involving Kreider, Del Zotto or Ryan McDonagh, a first round pick and Brandon Dubinsky
  • 95% of fans said that they wouldn’t trade Kreider, Dubinsky and Del Zotto for Nash
  • 71% of fans said that they would not trade Dubinsky, Kreider and a first to get Nash.

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