January 26, 2013
Rick Nash's secret will stay just that
By MIKE ZEISBERGER, QMI Agency
BOSTON - Rick Nash has a message for all those Maple Leaf fans who wonder if he ever had aspirations of playing in Toronto.
“Ask me after I retire and maybe I’ll reveal all at that time,” he said coyly during an interview with the Toronto Sun.
Do we have to wait that long? Shouldn’t he at least be thinking about all those Rick Nash boosters in his native Brampton who would have liked nothing better than to see their homeboy decked out in Maple Leafs blue and white?
“It’s tough to say now,” Nash said when asked what the odds were of him at least having considered a move to the Leafs. “The only thing that matters now is that I’m in the place where I want to be.”
The place known as The Big Apple, not the Big Smoke.
Talk to Rick Nash for a few minutes and you quickly come to the conclusion that, yes, he is thrilled to be a New York Ranger. Whether it is the hustle and bustle of Manhattan or the realization of playing for an Original