Monday, January 05, 2009
Rick Nash Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Rick Nash has been named the National Hockey League’s First Star for the week of Dec. 29, 2008-Jan. 4, 2009, the club and league announced today. Nash tallied two goals and seven assists for nine points to lead all league scorers and help the Blue Jackets post a 3-1-0 record in four road games. He also fired off 12 shots on goal, had a +7 plus/minus rating and averaged over 20:00 of ice time per game.