Nash picked up a power-play assist, two PIM and three shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss against the Islanders.
The points have been coming in on a slow drip -- just four in his last 11 contests. However, Nash has remained quite active around the net, which ought to ultimately yield increased production. There's obviously upside here, but don't overpay for the name brand.
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.