The Rangers traded for the offensive threat that countless critics said would be the difference between a loss in the conference finals and a victory in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Nash brings his 6'4", 219-pound frame, his talent with the puck and the pedigree of a five-time All-Star. But Nash also brings immense pressure to both the Rangers and to himself, as each is supposed to be the solution to the other's problems.
The Rangers provide the opportunity for the playoff-hungry Nash, who wants to show that he can decide games in May and June. And Nash is the talented difference-maker who is the missing piece on a disciplined team that has a hard time scoring.
Here are five good things about Rick Nash as a New York Ranger: