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Rick Nash

Rick Nash  #61

New York Rangers  Left Wing
NUMBER: 61 BIRTHDATE: June 16, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Brampton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
NHL Foundation Player Award 2008-2009
Maurice Richard Trophy 2003-2004
Last Game: Tallied a PPG on 11/25 vs. MTL - Enters the contest with a 3-game goal/point streak (5 G) - Has recorded 12 points (6 G, 6 A) in his last 10 games - Has tallied 15 points (7 G, 8 A) in his last 17 games, including 14 points (7 G, 7 A) in his last 14 games BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Is the only NHL player who has tallied 20 or more goals in each of the last 11 seasons (2003-04 - 2014-15) - Is tied for 3rd in the NHL in EVG (74), ranks 5th in SOG (801), is tied for 5th in G/GP (min. 100 GP - 0.46) and SHG (7), and ranks 9th in goals (95) since he joined the Rangers in 2012-13; is the only player who ranks 9th or higher in the NHL in all of those categories over the span 2015-16: - Leads NYR in SOG (63), is tied for the team lead in GWG (2) and PPG (2), ranks 2nd in G/GP (0.35) and P/GP (0.75), is tied for 2nd in goals (7), points (15), EVA (7), and EVP (12), is tied for 3rd in EVG (5), is tied for 4th in assists (8), and is tied for 5th in PPP (3)
OHL All-Rookie Team (2001) OHL Rookie of the Year (2001) CHL All-Rookie Team (2001) NHL All-Rookie Team (2003) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (2004) (tied with Jarome Iginla and Ilya Kovalchuk) NHL Foundation Player Award (2009) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015) Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), August 3, 2004. Traded to NY Rangers by Columbus with Steven Delisle and Columbus' 3rd round choice (Pavel Buchnevich) in 2013 Entry Draft for Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon and NY Rangers' 1st round choice (Kerby Rychel) in 2013 Entry Draft, July 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), September 18, 2012.
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016