Leafs acquire forward Riley Nash from Blue Jackets

The Leafs finally make a move ahead of Monday's trade deadline.

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This just in, the Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired forward Riley Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a conditional 7th round draft pick.

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Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas released the following statement on the team's official website:

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired forward Riley Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a conditional seventh round selection in the 2022 NHL Draft. The seventh round selection will become a sixth round selection if Nash appears in 25 percent of the Maple Leafs' playoff games in 2021. 

Nash, 31, has appeared in 37 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season and recorded a pair of goals and five assists. In 578 career NHL regular season games between Carolina, Columbus and Boston, he has recorded 172 points (63 goals, 109 assists), while adding two goals and six assists in 32 career Stanley Cup playoff games. 

Nash was originally selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round (21st overall) of the 2007 NHL Draft.