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Blue Jackets hire Rick Nash as special assistant to GM

Rick Nash is back in Columbus. The former No. 1 overall pick was hired by the Blue Jackets as a special assistant to general manager Jarmo Kekalainen, the team announced on Thursday. “It’s come full circle,” Nash told BlueJackets.com. “Even though I loved my time in New York, Columbus was always home. It just feels […]

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Blues’ O’Reilly scores again, wins Conn Smythe

BOSTON — Ryan O’Reilly should expect another email from his 99-year-old grandmother pretty soon. Congratulations from Deirdre O’Reilly are certainly in order after her grandson won the Stanley Cup and the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player in the NHL playoffs. O’Reilly scored the opening goal Wednesday for the St. Louis Blues in […]