NHL: Columbus 4, Edmonton 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Rick Nash registered his second career hat trick Monday,fueling the Columbus Jackets' 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.

NHL: Columbus 2, Atlanta 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Pascal Leclaire recorded his seventh shutout this season Wednesday to help the Columbus Blue Jackets down the Atlanta Thrashers 2-0.

NHL: Columbus 5, Colorado 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Dan Fritsche scored Columbus' fourth goal of the third period Wednesday to finish off the Blue Jackets' 5-4 come-from-behind win over Colorado.

NHL: Columbus 4, Minnesota 0

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Pascal Leclaire recorded his club record sixth shutout this season Friday afternoon as the Columbus Blue Jackets downed the Minnesota Wild 4-0.

NHL: Florida 5, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Rostislav Olesz scored the game-winner and an insurance goal Wednesday as the Florida Panthers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2.

NHL: Detroit 5, Columbus 4 (SO)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Johan Franzen scored the deciding goal in the fifth round of the shootout Sunday, as the Detroit Red Wings topped the Columbus Blue Jackets, 5-4.

NHL: St. Louis 3, Columbus 2

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Brad Boyes and Jamal Mayers scored during the frantic closing minutes Friday night, allowing the St. Louis Blues to escape with a 3-2 win over Columbus.

NHL: Columbus 4, Chicago 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Rick Nash, Jason Chimera and Sergei Fedorov had two-point games Wednesday as Columbus defeated Chicago 4-2.

NHL: Columbus 3, St. Louis 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Pascal Leclaire recorded his fifth shutout of the season and the sixth of his career Sunday afternoon, to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat St. Louis, 3-0.

NHL: Anaheim 2, Columbus 1 (SO)

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Mathieu Schneider scored the only goal of the shootout Thursday as Anaheim ended a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over Columbus.

NHL: Columbus 4, Los Angeles 1

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Jason Chimera scored twice Wednesday as Columbus handed Los Angeles its first loss in five games, 4-1.

NHL: Columbus 2, San Jose 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Sergei Fedorov scored at 18:34 of the third period Saturday afternoon, as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the San Jose Sharks, 2-1.

NHL: Columbus 3, St. Louis 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Pascal Leclaire kept his hot start in goal going Thursday night with his fourth shutout of the seasons, as Columbus beat the St. Louis Blues, 3-0.

NHL: Columbus 7, Chicago 4

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Rick Nash had two goals and an assist and Jiri Novotny two goals Tuesday as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 7-4.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Columbus 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Ryan Kessler scored twice Sunday afternoon, as the Vancouver Canucks beat Columbus, 4-1.
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Rick Nash
Western Conference forward Rick Nash (Columbus) makes a pass during the third period of the NHL All-Star Game at Philips Arena in Atlanta on January 27, 2008. Nash scored the quickest goal ever at the start of an NHL All-Star game at 12 seconds and got a hat trick (3 goals). (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Rick Nash (born June 16, 1984) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger and captain of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Drafted out of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) by the Blue Jackets first overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Nash played with the London Knights for two seasons, earning the Emms Family Award in 2001 as league rookie of the year. He began his NHL career with Columbus the season immediately following his draft and was nominated for the Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year. In his second NHL season, Nash scored a career-high 41 goals to tie with Jarome Iginla and Ilya Kovalchuk for the Rocket Richard Trophy as league goal-scoring champion. Nash is also a four-time NHL All-Star and has been awarded the NHL Foundation Player Award in 2009 for his work in the community.

Internationally, Nash has represented Team Canada extensively. He won a silver medal at the 2002 World Junior Championships, two World Championships silver medals, a gold at the 2007 World Championships and a gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He has also competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

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