The Boston Bruins are going for it.

Rumors began circling Saturday night that the Bruins were close to trading for New York Rangers star forward Rick Nash. And early Sunday morning, Boston completed the deal for the 33-year-old winger.

Here are the details:


In Nash, the Bruins are getting player who, despite regressing in recent seasons, has a history of being one of the NHL’s elite goal scorers. The deal also gives center David Krejci a more dynamic, consistent performer to work with on the second line.

Nash scored 18 goals and racked up 10 assists in 60 games for the Rangers this season. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent this summer.

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