Read: Brad Richards Was On Pins and Needles Waiting For The Rick Nash Trade

Nash The Hockey NewsAt, Craig Custance writes about the role that Brad Richards had in the Rangers acquiring Rick Nash.

Richards told Custance that the team asked him what he thought about Nash and was under the impression that a deal to bring Nash to the Rangers was likely to happen.

Custance writes that, like with the lockout, Richards woke up everyday hoping to find out that the deal was done.

When it was, Richards told Custance he was “the happiest guy in New York.”