While acquiring Rick Nash would seem like an ideal solution for the Rangers, Columbus’ trade demands will be high. The Rangers are best off passing on Nash and keeping hold of their core.
The New York Rangers’ ability to compensate for injuries is a big reason why they’ve moved into first place in the Atlantic Division ahead of the rival Philadelphia Flyers.
Ryan McDonagh has made a knack of being in the right place at the right time throughout the young 2011-12 season. The 22-year old blue-liner continues to demonstrate why he’s set to be a big part of the Rangers future.