Winnipeg Jets sign forward Riley Nash to one-year contract; Nash recorded 172 points

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WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have clinched a one-year, $750,000 contract with forward Riley Nash, the team announced Saturday.

The 32-year-old played 37 games for the Columbus Blue Jackets last season, recording seven points (2G, 5A) and four penalty minutes.

He also played in a pair of playoff games for the Toronto Maple Leafs after being traded there in April.

The six-foot-two, 188-pound, right-handed centre has played 578 games over 10 NHL seasons for Columbus, the Boston Bruins, and the Carolina Hurricanes.

Nash has recorded 172 points (63G, 109A) and 134 PIMs.

The Consort, Alta. native has also recorded eight points (2G, 6A) and 10 PIMs in 34 playoff games.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 31, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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