Nash handed out a pair of assists and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 7-6 defeat at the hands of the Stars.
He notched the primary assists on both of Mika Zibanejad's goals as the Swede made his return from a leg injury and the Rangers attempted to pull off a comeback in the latter two periods after falling behind early. Nash has three points in three games since coming back from his own injury, so he appears to be in fine form; if only the Rangers could say the same about goalie Henrik Lundqvist.
The veteran power forward was fortunate to miss only eight games to this absence, as the
This will mark eight straight missed games for the veteran scoring winger, who has been dealing with a groin injury since Dec. 18. Before sustaining the malady, Nash was having a respectable year with 20 points in 30 games. His next opportunity to return won't be until Jan. 13 against Toronto.
Nash will not play in Wednesday's road contest with the Flyers due to a groin injury, Jim Cerny of thehockeywriters.com reports.
Nash will miss his seventh consecutive game as he continues to recover from an ailment sustained during a Dec. 18 victory over the Devils. The 32-year-old left winger has returned to team practices, however, which leaves hope that he can return potentially for Saturday's showdown with the Blue Jackets.
Nash (groin) did not take line rushes and, thus, will not suit up for Tuesday night's matchup with the Sabres, Steve Zipay of Newsday reports.
Per the New York Post, Nash is now participating at full speed in practices, indicating that he could be back even before the Rangers impending bye week. Either way, the veteran winger won't go Tuesday, but still has a chance to play Wednesday's game in Philadelphia.