Note: Rick Nash Still Has Symptoms From Brad Stuart’s Hit

Rick Nash4:51PM: Pat Leonard notes that the Rangers have placed Rick Nash on IR which allows them to use his roster spot.

Depending on when the move is retroactive to, Nash could be free to return at any point. Players placed on IR have to stay there for a minimum of seven days.

1:57PM: While meeting with the media following Rangers practice, Alain Vigneault said that Rick Nash is still suffering symptoms related to the hit that Brad Stuart put on him last Tuesday.

Vigneault said today, via Ranger Report, “he is still feeling some symptoms so until I hear otherwise I don’t expect him back.”

Nash left that game after the first period and was sent home later in the week when it was decided that he would miss the games against Anaheim and St. Louis.

For more on Nash’s injury, CLICK HERE.

Stuart was suspended three-games for the hit.