With David Pastrnak day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, Nash worked on a line with Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand in Thursday's 1-0 loss to the Wild. In the process, Nash took one shot in 17:30 worth of ice time on Thursday. Overall, the 27-year-old has one goal and three points in 17 games to date, though for any length of time he plays with Bergeron and Marchand, his fantasy prospects are boosted. With that in mind, it's unclear whether Pastrnak will be able to return to action Saturday against the Jets.
Nash saw 13:48 worth of ice time in Thursday's 6-3 win over Columbus. Nash -- who recorded 22 points in 64 games for Carolina last season -- brings grit and a fair amount of experience to the table, but the 27-year-old's fantasy upside is limited while centering the Bruins' fourth line.
The Bruins have signed Nash to a two-year, $1.8 million contract, CSN New England reports. The 27-year-old Nash, who recorded nine goals and 22 points in 64 games for the Hurricanes last season, figures to carve out a bottom-six role up front for the Bruins. His most likely assignment will be the team's fourth line, a role that carries limited fantasy utility.
Nash (upper body) will be in the lineup Tuesday night against the host Bruins. Based on the lines at morning skate, Nash should slide back in as the right wing on the second line opposite Jeff Skinner, with Victor Rask down the middle. Nash has enjoyed some success against the B's, having collected four assists against them in nine career games, but the 26-year-old is only averaging 12:49 of ice time this season and it's tough to picture him randomly busting out offensively following a four-game absence.
Nash (upper body) is expected to rejoin the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Bruins. After missing the previous four games due to the upper-body issue, Nash appears ready to again lace up the skates. On a team that lacks offensive firepower (2.42 goals per game on the season), the 26-year-old forward ranks middle of the pack on the team in scoring, totaling just 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) over 61 games this season. There's no reason to believe that total will increase moving forward, leaving him off the radar in most fantasy leagues. Still, those wondering about his status should check back for confirmation on game day.
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