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Rick Nash  #61

New York Rangers  Left Wing
NUMBER: 61 BIRTHDATE: June 16, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Brampton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
AwardsSeasons
NHL Foundation Player Award 2008-2009
Maurice Richard Trophy 2003-2004
Last Game: Established single-game playoff career-highs with three assists, four points, and a plus-four rating in Game 6 at TBL - Has notched seven points (3 G, 4 A) in the last three games 2015 PLAYOFFS - Leads the NHL in SOG (68), ranks third in takeaways (15), ranks fifth in plus/minus rating (plus-eight), and is tied for sixth in assists (nine) and PPG (two) - Leads the Rangers in SOG and takeaways, is tied for the team lead in assists and PPG, ranks second in points (14) and plus/minus rating (plus-eight), and is tied for third in goals (five) 2014-15 - Established career-highs in goals (42) and plus/minus rating (plus-29) - Led the NHL in ESG (32), ranked second in goals per game (0.53), games with a goal (35) and SOG (304), tied for second in SHG (four) and SHP (five), ranked third in goals, and tied for third in GWG (eight) RICK ROLLING - Was the only player who ranked among the top 10 in the NHL in goals, ESG, GWG, SHG, SHP, plus/minus rating, SOG, and takeaways in 2014-15
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) 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

I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final