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Rick Nash • #61 • LW
Ht/Wt:6'4", 211 lbs.
Born:Jun 16, 1984 (34 yrs) in Brampton, Ont.
Experience:15 years
Drafted:Drafted by Columbus in 2002 (1/1).
Shoots:L
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Scouting Report
Was an excellent goal-scoring source when on top of his game, thanks largely to his huge frame and puck-controlling ability. Also skated very well for his size. Over time he became an excellent two-way winger. Could go into prolonged scoring droughts, which became steeper and more frequent with time. Did not use his size in a physical capacity enough. Age and injuries sapped some of his game-breaking scoring prowess (concussion-like symptoms effectively ended his playing career).
Long Range Potential: Quality, two-way winger.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Maurice "Rocket" Richard 2003-04 (shared with Jarome Iginla and Ilya Kovalchuk)
NHL All-Rookie Team 2002-03
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2002-03
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2014-15, 2010-11, 2008-09, 2007-08, 2006-07, 2003-04
Canadian Hockey League All-Rookie Team 2000-01
OHL Emms Family Award 2000-01
OHL Top Draft Prospect Award 2001-02
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2000-01
OHL Third All-Star Team 2001-02
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2014 (Canada), 2010 (Canada)
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