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Maple Leafs Acquire Riley Nash From Columbus

by Staff Writer @MapleLeafs / MapleLeafs.com

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired forward Riley Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a conditional seventh round selection in the 2022 NHL Draft. The seventh round selection will become a sixth round selection if Nash appears in 25 percent of the Maple Leafs' playoff games in 2021. 

Nash, 31, has appeared in 37 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season and recorded a pair of goals and five assists. In 578 career NHL regular season games between Carolina, Columbus and Boston, he has recorded 172 points (63 goals, 109 assists), while adding two goals and six assists in 32 career Stanley Cup playoff games. 

Nash was originally selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round (21st overall) of the 2007 NHL Draft. 

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