It was clear the New York Rangers were going to trade Rick Nash, the only question was where the veteran forward was going to wind up.

For Nash, it couldn’t have worked out any better.

The Rangers dealt Nash to the Boston Bruins in a blockbuster deal Sunday. Shortly after joining his new team, Nash revealed that the Bruins were atop his trade wish list. Nash coveted a team that truly wanted him and offered a great opportunity to win, and Boston checked both of those boxes.

For more from Nash, check out the video above from “NESN Sports Today,” presented by People’s United Bank.