Twitter Reaction: Too much for Rick Nash?

Courtesy of NESN, Rick Nash talks about being traded to the Boston Bruins from the New York Rangers.

One of the biggest NHL trade deadline rentals was moved on Sunday, with the Boston Bruins stepping up with an offer capable of prying Rick Nash away from the New York Rangers.

The price – a first- and seventh-round pick, a prospect, Ryan Spooner, along with cap dump Matt Beleskey going to the Rangers – in exchange for a playoff run’s worth of Nash is significant, and for some a bit rich.

Here’s a sampling of the reactions to the blockbuster.

Fans of other Canadian teams couldn’t help but wonder what the price paid for Nash could mean for their potential rentals.

Others defended Boston in the deal, saying the impact of a player like Nash goes beyond simple goal and assist totals:

And then there were those who couldn’t help but notice that the Bruins already had an R. Nash on the roster:

UPDATE: Looks like just “Nash” will be on the sweater.

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