Second-year LW Rick Nash has found a new home in front of the net.
Originally Published: November 24, 2003By Sam Smith | ESPN The Magazine
How's this for confidence? At the 2002 draft, Columbus GM Doug MacLean told 18-year-old LW Rick Nash that he'd love to pick him. But Nash and D Jay Bouwmeester were rated as the top two picks, and the Blue Jackets were picking third behind the Panthers and Thrashers, so no way would Nash still be around at No.3.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
ESPN TOP HEADLINES
- Sources: Texas' Brown poised to step down
- Pacers shake early deficit to turn down Heat
- Trumbo heads to D-backs in 3-team trade
- D'Antoni corrects Kobe: Lakers started well