Rick Nash: I Requested Trade To Help Team Rebuild

Tuesday February 28th, 2012

One of the biggest storylines surrounding the NHL trade deadline was whether Columbus Blue Jackets star forward Rick Nash would be traded after requesting to be dealt from the team. Nash says he requested the trade in order to help the Blue Jackets rebuild, according to Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch.

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The trade deadline passed at 3 p.m. yesterday and Nash was not dealt, meaning he will have to stay with the team through at least the remainder of this season.

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