Columbus Blue Jackets’ Riley Nash (knee) out 4-6 weeks

Mar 4, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Riley Nash (20) in action during the game between the Dallas Stars and the Columbus Blue Jackets at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets center Riley Nash will be out four to six weeks with a knee injury, The Athletic reported Tuesday.

Nash, 31, suffered the injury Sunday during the Jackets’ loss to the Florida Panthers when he collided with Florida’s Noel Acciari in the second period.

Nash was on the trading block ahead of next week’s deadline, per the report.

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Nash has seven points (two goals, five assists) in 37 games (two starts) this season for Columbus. He has 172 points (63 goals, 109 assists) in 10 seasons with Carolina (2011-16), Boston (2016-18) and Columbus.

Nash was selected 21st overall in the 2007 draft by Edmonton.

–Field Level Media