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.
Nash (upper body) was on the ice Saturday morning, but the center was wearing a no-contact jersey. Given that he's not taking contact on game day, it's safe to assume that Nash won't be available for Saturday night's home game against the Blue Jackets. It's a shame that the 26-year-old's bound to miss his fourth consecutive match, especially considering he's posted a pair of points and a healthy plus-5 rating in his last five outings.
Nash will not play Sunday due to an injury sustained in a collision with the goalpost Saturday. The nature of Nash's injury remains a bit unclear, but it will keep him out of at least Sunday's contest. The status of the 26-year-old forward shouldn't concern many, as he's collected just 21 points through 61 games this season and his ice time has dipped from 16:19 in 2014 to 12:49 on average. Expect another update on Nash when he's set to rejoin the lineup.
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