Cornell

A dash of Nash suits Bruins just fine

(AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
(AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

The folowing article appeared on www.goucestertimes.com on Friday, November 3, 2017 featuring former Cornell standout Riley Nash, who is making the most of his chance with the Boston Bruins.

By Phil Stacey
CNHI Sports Boston

BOSTON — There are no surprises when it comes to Riley Nash.

You pretty much know what you’re going to get night in and night out from the 30-year-old Bruins center. Tight checking. Good in the circle. A bit of sandpaper to his game. A willingness to play on any line. A penalty killing staple. Roughly 22 or so shifts, averaging 15-16 minutes a game. A guy you can roll over the boards to protect a one-goal lead in the final minute of play.

No flash. No dash.

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