The San Jose Sharks have long been rumored a front-runner for Rick Nash, including being listed on his approved trade list, but do the pros outweigh the cons in making a massive deal to land the Columbus captain?
There is so much involved in being able to take Rick Nash away from the Columbus Blue Jackets and realistically there is just to much negatives that come with it. Both in the trade itself, and the implications that would come after.
There is no questioning the talent level of Rick Nash—and the skill and production that he would bring to the right wing of the Sharks lineup—but they should just continue with business as usual and stay away.
The Sharks have a good team right now, and here are three reasons that acquiring Rick Nash in a trade would not be a good idea for them.