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Rick Nash | Winger | #61

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/16/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 211
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 1 (1) / CLM
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Rick Nash was moved to the third line alongside Riley Nash and David Backes in Game 6 against Toronto.
Tommy Wingels moved up to the second line with Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci. Nash still played on Boston's top power-play unit, though. He has one goal in six games during Boston's first-round playoff series. Apr 24 - 9:46 AM

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Rick Nash has looked good since his return to the lineup from a concussion.

Nash has logged just over 17 minutes of ice time in the first two games of the playoffs after he missed the final 12 matches of the regular season. He scored a power-play goal in Game 2 and has three shots in each outing.
Apr 16 - 9:44 AM

Rick Nash (concussion) will indeed play in Game 1 on Thursday.

That was already anticipated, but now Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy has confirmed his lineup for the contest. Nash is expected to play on a line with David Krejci and Jake DeBrusk.
Apr 12 - 12:17 PM

Rick Nash (concussion) is expected to play Thursday night in Game 1 against Toronto.

Nash has been a full participant at practice for the last two days and coach Bruce Cassidy thought the veteran winger appeared ready to go following Wednesday's session. "I anticipate they"ll play tomorrow," said Cassidy referring to Nash and Sean Kuraly. The Bruins could confirm his status as early as Thursday morning, but we will mark him as active for now. If that changes then we will let you know.
Apr 12 - 9:42 AM

Rick Nash (concussion) appears to be good to go, according to coach Bruce Cassidy.

Nash skated alongside David Krejci and Jake DeBrusk at Wednesday's practice. He is trending towards being ready to return to the lineup on Thursday night for Game 1 against Toronto after missing 12 games due to a concussion.
Apr 11 - 1:00 PM

Rick Nash (concussion) was able to fully participate in Tuesday's practice.

Nash isn't guaranteed to be available for Game 1 on Thursday, but at this point he seems probable. If he does play then it will be his first game since March 17th.
Apr 10 - 12:45 PM

Rick Nash (concussion) remains a possibility to play in Game 1 against Toronto on Thursday night.

"If Rick Nash is ready to go Thursday, he'll go back in there," coach Bruce Cassidy said. "That'd be the plan ... assuming he is ready." He is slated to play alongside David Krejci and Jake DeBrusk if he is able to return.
Apr 10 - 8:25 AM

Rick Nash (upper body) won't play Sunday night.

Coach Bruce Cassidy appears to be confident that Nash will be ready to go for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. He hasn't played since Mar. 17 because of a concussion.
Apr 8 - 11:42 AM

Rick Nash (concussion) hopes to make his return to the Bruins' lineup on Sunday.

Nash has been out for 11 straight games. Playing on Sunday would give him a chance to get back into the swing of things before the playoffs, but the season finale also has importance to the Bruins. If Boston can win that game then the squad will win the Atlantic Division over Tampa Bay.
Apr 8 - 6:04 AM

Rick Nash took part in Saturday's morning skate, but he will not dress for Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators.

Nash has already missed 10 consecutive games because of an upper-body injury, but there's a chance he could suit up in tomorrow's clash against the Florida Panthers. The veteran winger has 21 goals and 34 points in 71 games with the Rangers and Bruins this season.
Apr 7 - 11:43 AM

Rick Nash (upper body) could be back on the ice for Saturday's morning skate.

Coach Bruce Cassidy expects that to happen, which would be a big step forward for Nash. He has skated for the last three days, as he recovers from an upper-body injury.
Apr 6 - 9:18 AM

Rick Nash (upper body) was on the ice again Wednesday.

Nash also skated Tuesday morning. He's in Boston though while the Bruins are in Florida for a game against the Panthers on Thursday. Still, the fact that he's skating raises the possibility of him returning for one or both of the Bruins' games this weekend.
Apr 4 - 1:46 PM

Rick Nash (upper body) skated Tuesday morning back in Boston.

Nash is not with the Bruins for Tuesday's road match versus Tampa Bay. He hasn't played since Mar. 17 due to an upper-body injury, but appears to be making some progress.
Apr 3 - 12:32 PM

Rick Nash (upper body) sat for an eighth straight game on Sunday.

Coach Bruce Cassidy said before the match that there's hope that Nash will play at least one game before the start of the playoffs. He is still day-to-day and Boston has four games left. Nash has three goals and three assists in 11 games for the Bruins.
Apr 1 - 4:44 PM

Rick Nash (upper body) engaged in off-ice workouts on Thursday.

Nash isn't at the point yet where he's resumed skating. Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said that Nash is improving, but it's unclear if he will be back anytime soon.
Mar 29 - 6:07 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Riley Nash
4Jordan Szwarz
5Tommy Wingels
6Sean Kuraly
7Colby Cave
8Ryan Donato
LW1Brad Marchand
2Rick Nash
3Jake DeBrusk
4Tim Schaller
RW1David Pastrnak
2Danton Heinen
3David Backes
4Brian Gionta
5Noel Acciari
6Anders Bjork
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Brandon Carlo
4Zdeno Chara
5Adam McQuaid
6Nick Holden
7Matthew Grzelcyk
8Tommy Cross
9Kevan Miller
G1Tuukka Rask
2Anton Khudobin
3Zane McIntyre