Nash carries a $7.8-million cap hit, which pro-rates to just under $1.7 million as of Sunday, and he will be an unrestricted free agent this off-season. The Rangers will retain 50 per cent of Nash’s salary, the maximum allowed under the CBA.
The 33-year-old two-time Olympic gold medallist has 18 goals and 28 points in 60 games this season.
Elliotte Friedman is reporting that the Bruins will retain a portion of Beleskey’s $3.8-million salary. His contract ends after the 2019-20 season.
The Bruins have been the league’s hottest team for the past two months and are gearing up for a playoff run. The price paid is hefty, though getting out of Beleskey’s contract is a nice bonus for a team up against the cap.
The 29-year-old has battled to even make the Bruins lineup this season and has no points in 14 games.
Lindgren, a second-round pick in 2016, has two goals and seven points while manning the blue line at the University of Minnesota.
Spooner, 26, is a crafty centre who posted a career-high 49 points in 2015-16. He earns $2.825 million this season after which he’ll become a restricted free agent.