The Blue Jackets have given Rick Nash an official title: special assistant to GM Jarmo Kekalainen. Nash, who retired due to lingering issues w concussions, has been back in the fold w #CBJ for several months now, getting an inside look at the hockey operations department. 1/3
#CBJ have announced several promotions in the hockey operations department as well as the hiring of former captain Rick Nash as special assistant to the general manager.
Day after Cup news: Rick Nash officially moves into #CBJ front office as special assistant to GM Jarmo Kekalainen (great person to learn from)
Wishing the best to a good guy
The Columbus Blue Jackets have named Rick Nash the club’s new special assistant to the general manager.
Not a Dwight joke, that’s his actual title. https://t.co/gmXBnPG5CI
Rick Nash is officially on staff with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Here was the #CBJ highlight video for Rick Nash when he returned in January to drop the puck before a game vs. the Rangers. Rick Nash and the Blue Jackets just go together.
Newly hired Rick Nash will "will assist the club's hockey operations department in a variety of areas, including player evaluations, prospect development and player recruitment." #CBJ
NEWS- Former #CBJ player Rick Nash has been hired as Special Assistant to the GM
The Blue Jackets have announced a series of hockey operations promotions, including the hiring of former team captain Rick Nash. #CBJ https://t.co/EK7nN0jLTe
As for Nash’s rather vague title, #CBJ release says he’ll assist Kekalainen and the club in a variety of ways, "including player evaluations, prospect development and player recruitment.”
Here’s the official release: https://t.co/OSQC745Txl
Retired NHL forward Rick Nash was named special assistant to Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on Thursday https://t.co/ziXzjUgM1b
Lots of #CBJ front office news today as Bill Zito is promoted to Senior VP of Hockey Ops, associate GM and alt. governor. Basil McRae and Josh Flynn both promoted to assistant GM posts. Chris Clark now Dir. of player personal and welcome back Rick Nash--now special asst. to GM.
When I hypothesized that Rick Nash would join #cbj front office, I never guessed he would become Assistant to the General Manager https://t.co/tgfzelh8ON
The Blue Jackets have promoted four in their hockey operations department, including Bill Zito, and made a hire -- Rick Nash is now special assistant to the general manager. #CBJ https://t.co/eMfj0XIbyL
#CBJ front office promotions include:
-- Associate GM Bill Zito to Senior VP of Hockey Operations/Assoc GM and alternate governor
-- Basil McRae and Josh Flynn each promoted to asst GM
-- Chris Clark is now the director of player personnel
-- Rick Nash to special asst to GM
Excited for Blue Jackets fans to pretend they didn’t mercilessly boo Rick Nash every time he touched the puck for 5+ years https://t.co/0fhG3U5vYm
The #CBJ announced a slew of front office promotions this morning, as well as real job for *Jeff Rimer voice* superstar Rick Nash. https://t.co/F8hpnNxven
maybe rick nash is a great fit for the job in columbus, but i bet there are dozens of better, smarter new idea full options that arn't millionaires many times over
-- Bill Zito promoted to senior VP of hockey ops, associate GM & alternate governor
-- Basil McRae & Josh Flynn promoted to assistant GM
-- Chris Clark promoted to director of player personnel
-- Rick Nash named special assistant to the GM
#CBJ // #NHLonUNB
what are your thoughts on the return of former teammate Rick Nash to the Jackets organization? You are by far my favorite Jacket ever, but I thinks it is pretty neat to see another big name returning.
Wow Rick Nash is trending in the whole USA #CBJ
HOLY SHIT WE HIRED RICK NASH! The former captain will return to #CBJ as assistant GM. Excellent. https://t.co/CRXQcDffgP
Blue Jackets legend Rick Nash has a new role with the organization: special assistant to general manager Jarmo Kekalainen https://t.co/zyPiPOJRf6