Canadian ice hockey player
Richard McLaren Nash (born June 16, 1984 in Brampton, Ontario), better known as Rick Nash, is a former Canadian professional ice hockey right winger for the Columbus Blue Jackets where he is the team's captain. He also played for the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins of the NHL as well as the HC Davos. He was picked by the Blue Jackets with the first overall pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the OHL with the London Knights.
June 16, 1984|
Brampton, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)|
Columbus Blue Jackets|
New York Rangers
HC Davos (NLA)
1st overall, 2002|
Columbus Blue Jackets
He was on the Team Canada's men's ice hockey team in the 2010 Winter Olympics where they won the gold medal.
Rick Nash retired from playing hockey in 2018 due to concussion symptoms.
- Nash was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2003
- Nash won the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy in 2004 and shared the trophy with Ilya Kovalchuk and Jarome Iginla.
- Nash has appeared in 4 NHL All-Star Games in 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2009
- Nash won the NHL Foundation Player Award in 2009