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The Rangers made a big move this offseason by trading for Rick Nash.
After failing to make a trade for him at the trade deadline of last season, the Rangers acquired Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a first-round draft pick, Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov and Tim Erixon.
Nash fills a hole and brings an element to the Rangers that they were missing last season. He is an elite scorer.
The Rangers averaged just 2.15 goals per game in the playoffs and desperately needed a player like Nash to put the puck in the net.
Nash is going to have some pressure. Not only is it hard enough to play in New York, he will be on a Stanley Cup contending team and making a boatload of money.
Nash has played for a weak Blue Jackets team without much pressure. He has averaged 30 or more goals in seven of his nine NHL seasons. He needs to make it eight out of 10 seasons and score in the postseason if the Rangers are going to do well.