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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Nash returns for Davos

By Katie Strang

After missing four games with a shoulder injury, Rangers forward Rick Nash returned to the lineup for his Swiss club, Davos, on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old winger, who is one of three Rangers playing overseas during the lockout, scored the game-tying goal and added an assist on teammate Joe Thornton's marker against EV Zug.

Nash, who scored a hat trick in his first game for Davos, has five points (four goals, one assist) in four games for the Swiss-league team.

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Joining Nash and Swedish winger Carl Hagelin among the NHL'ers playing abroad, top-pair defenseman Ryan McDonagh will head to Russia to play for Varys Astana of Russia's Kontinental Hockey League. McDonagh will fly Tuesday evening to join his new team in Kazakhstan and could appear in the lineup as early as Friday.