Veteran winger Rick Nash has not dedicated to taking part in subsequent season and has instructed groups he received’t be signing July 1.
Agent Joe Resnick instructed The Related Press on Thursday that Nash was undecided about his taking part in future. TSN in Canada first reported Nash’s unsure standing.
Nash missed three weeks late within the season with a concussion. The 34-year-old has additionally handled groin, knee and again accidents throughout his stellar NHL profession.
The 6-foot-4, 211-pound energy ahead completed the season with the Boston Bruins after they acquired him in February from the New York Rangers. He had six factors in 11 regular-season video games and 5 factors in 12 playoff video games for Boston.
On the NHL draft final weekend, Bruins common supervisor Don Sweeney mentioned Nash indicated he’d be desirous about returning and welcomed that dialogue. Nash simply accomplished the ultimate season of a $62.Four million, eight-year contract that counted $7.eight million in opposition to the wage cap.
Nash would virtually definitely take a pay lower on any contract he indicators for subsequent season. He was drawing vital curiosity from across the league throughout the free agent interview interval.
In 1,060 regular-season video games with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Rangers and Bruins, Nash has 437 objectives and 368 assists for 805 factors. He led the league with 41 objectives in 2003-04, scored a career-high 42 in 2014-15 and eight instances put up 30 or extra.
A local of Brampton, Ont., Nash was the primary general choose of Columbus in 2002 and received Olympic gold medals with Canada in 2010 and 2014.