posted on Aug, 3 2004 @ 01:26 PM
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Columbus Blue Jackets forward Rick Nash has signed a contract with HC Davos of the Swiss Elite League for the upcoming
Nash made the decision in case the league and the NHL Players' Association can not initiate a new collective bargaining agreement.
The 20-year-old Nash finished the 2003-04 season with 41 goals, which tied him for the league lead with Calgary's Jarome Iginla and Atlanta's Ilya
Nash, a Brampton, Ontario native, was the top pick of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft and has 58 goals and 38 assists in 154 career games.
HC Davos already has Boston Bruins winger Joe Thornton in the fold.