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Blue Jackets To Retire Rick Nash's Jersey Vs. Bruins

24 days ago   |   By NESN

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Rick Nash will be the first player to have his number retired by the Columbus Blue Jackets - and it will be before a game against his former team.
Ahead of a matchup with the Boston Bruins on March 5, Nash's No. 61 sweater will be raised into the rafters.
“Only one player can be the first to have their jersey retired by a franchise,” read the statement from Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson, via The Athletic's Aaron Portzline.
“And with everything that Rick has meant to the Blue Jackets it is fitting that he is the one.”
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Rick Nash's No. 61 Jersey to Be Retired by Blue Jackets; Will Be 1st in CBJ History

24 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Former Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash will become the first player in Columbus franchise history to have his number retired, the
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Blue Jackets to retire Nash's No. 61

24 days ago   |   By TheScore

No. 61 is heading to the Nationwide Arena rafters. The Columbus Blue Jackets will retire Rick Nash's number March 5, the club announced Thursday. Nash will become the first player in franchise history to receive the honor. "Rick Nash was the face of our franchise and our best player for a decade and represented our club on and off the ice with excellence, class, and humility," Blue Jackets owner John P. McConnell said. "No one is more deserving of this honor than he, and we are looking forward to celebrating Rick and his family in what will be a historic and memorable night for all of us...
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Columbus Blue Jackets to retire Rick Nash's No. 61

24 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Columbus Blue Jackets will retire the No. 61 of Rick Nash, the franchise leader in goals, assists and points, the team announced on Thursday.
NEWS: Blue Jackets to retire Rick Nash's number 61 prior to game vs. Boston on March 5, 2022. He is the first player in club history to be so honored. CBJ
- CBJ Public Relations November 11, 2021
The team will raise the No. 61 sweater to the rafters above Nationwide Arena before a game against the Boston Bruins on Saturday, March 5.
Nash is the franchise's all-time leader in games played, goals, assists and points with 289 goals and 258 assists...
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