Rick Nash Retires After 15 Seasons Due To Concussion Complications

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After 15 seasons and 1060 NHL video games, ahead Rick Nash is asking it a profession after a prolonged battle with concussion signs. The ahead performed for 3 groups all through his profession, spending the primary half of his profession with the Columbus Blue Jackets, earlier than spending six seasons with the New York Rangers, and a brief stint with the Boston Bruins.

According to Sportsnet, Nash's administration group "Top Shelf Sports Management" made an announcement on Friday saying:

“Due to unresolved points/signs from the concussion sustained final March, Rick Nash will probably be compelled to retire from the sport of hockey. Under the recommendation of his medical group, the danger of additional mind damage is much too nice if Rick returns to play. Rick wish to thank everybody who has supported him throughout this troublesome time interval.”

Nash had develop into a free agent within the offseason however did not really feel able to take a contract so he opted to not play. After a number of months of weighing his choices, Nash determined it will be finest if he simply retired as a way to hold his well being intact.

In over 1000 video games, Nash posted 437 targets, 368 assists, and 805 factors, based on hockeydb.com.