New York Sports: Ranking the Top 25 Athletes of 2014

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Dec 20, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; New York Rangers forward Rick Nash (61) skates against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. The New York Rangers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in the shoot out. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

20.) Rick Nash

Rick Nash’s 2014 postseason caused a lot of frustration for Rangers fans, as he scored just three goals in the postseason. Even though Nash struggled in the postseason he has responded this season with a great start.

So far this season, Nash is leading the Rangers in points with 36, and goals with 23. Nash’s 23 goals have him ranked second in the entire NHL, two behind the Dallas Stars’ Tyler Seguin. Nash certainly expects these kind of stats to continue in 2015, as he looks to put the poor postseason behind him.

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