The first thing that struck me in the game is how big Nash is. This is odd because I don't get the same impression in his Blue Jackets games. But he's a hoss out there, a man(-child?) among boys.
As for the game results, Nasher had one assist on the night and, depending on who you talk to, added a goal or a second assist in the victorious Canadian effort. The goal apparently was credited to Nash but then went to Jarome Iginla - most likely for appropriate reasons. But we're CBJ fans here, so we'll gripe about our guy getting screwed.
Wouldn't it be a treat to see Rick Nash play with world-class teammates every night, and/or on a team that favors an up-tempo style? Nash is capable of beating you so many ways – with his size, his speed, his hands, his competitiveness – and all of these things were on display in the opener.Good points, indeed, PD.
Next game: Thursday, 7:30PM EST, against Team Switzerland. Enter your predictions in The DBJ Rick Nash Olympic Goal Scoring Contest before they face off!