While taking a tour of the Madison Square Garden renovations currently underway last week, newcomer Rick Nash admitted to New York Rangers beat writer Jim Cerny his graciousness for having the chance to play for an original-six team embedded with tradition.
“For me to end up in New York with one of the most historic organizations, playing at Madison Square Garden, is so exciting,” said Nash. “I think every kid dreams of playing in a big-time city, and I don’t think there’s a better place than here for me.”
- It sounds as if Nash really wanted the opportunity to play for the Rangers. He knows that big-time pressure to win comes with the territory and sounds like he wants to embrace that challenge. Other athletes before him have had the same sentiment and failed. Will Rick Nash be the next in a long line of NY busts? I’m confident in saying if he works hard, and puts forth the effort required, not a chance.
And here’s a pic of the gloves Nash will be wearing this season, courtesy of reader Bill K…
Speaking of Jim Cerny, he’ll be conducting his weekly chat over at Blueshirts United today at 2:00 PM. Make sure you check it out!