Saturday, July 04, 2009
Rick Nash Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets and star winger Rick Nash have agreed on an eight-year, $62.4 million contract extension through 2018 with talk of a salary cap hit in the $8 million range and a no-movement clause. The contract was finalized on Friday, with an annual cap hit of $7.8 million, a no-movement clause in the first five years and a limited NMC in the final three "Rick is a Blue Jacket. He is our captain, the foundation of our team and one of the elite players in the National Hockey League," said team general manager.