Posted June 22, 2012

Report: Sharks, Senators most interested in Blue Jackets’ Rick Nash

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Former NHL winger Nick Kypreos, now of SportsNet.ca, tweeted three updates on the trade talks involving Columbus Blue Jackets winger Rick Nash.

That would be 29-year-old winger Ryan Clowe, 27-year-old winger Joe Pavelski and 24-year-old defenseman Jason Demers. The Sharks pick 17th overall in Friday’s NHL Draft.

That would be a pair of Swedes, 20-year-old goaltender Robin Lehner and 19-year-old center Mika Zibanejad (the sixth overall puck of the 2011 draft). The Senators pick 15th overall in Friday’s NHL Draft.

The Ottawa package, if accurate, obviously involves young prospects with more upside, which is generally what teams look for when dealing a star.

However, David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News tweets a rebuttal: