Riley Nash

Forward / Boston Bruins



Riley Nash is a professional hockey player in the NHL. Nash had a successful, 3 year career playing hockey at Cornell University. During his rookie NHL season, he was named to the 2007-08 All Rookie Team. Following his junior season at Cornell, Nash was drafted in the first round to the Edmonton Oilers, but was traded shortly after to the Carolina Hurricanes. Riley currently plays for the Boston Bruins.

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September 5, 1989 (age 28)


6 ft 1 in (185 cm)


200 lb (91 kg; 14 stone 4 lb)


Boston Bruins




21st overall 2007

Riley Nash Holiday Gift Guide

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Why Does Riley Nash Compete?

Every professional athlete has a reason behind their drive to be great. For Bruins forward Riley Nash, motivation comes from his perspective on losing. In this video, Nash talks about his drive to

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Boston Bruin Riley Nash Will Send You A Custom Tweet

For a limited time, Riley Nash is offering to do a custom Birthday/Congrats/etc tweet to the Twitter handle of your choice. Surprise your spouse or kids on their birthday, or congratulate them on a

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Riley's Hockey Training Tools

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Riley Nash’s Career Evolution

For Boston Bruins forward Riley Nash, the journey to the NHL wasn’t an overnight process. Riley talked to Like A Pro about his career evolution and his journey to being a consistent contributor to

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Riley Nash Talks About Recovery During The Season

The NHL has a rigorous and unforgiving schedule. Riley Nash of the Boston Bruins talked to Like A Pro about how he keeps his body going during the season. From stretching to a funny story about h

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Riley Nash On The One Fight He Shouldn’t Have Taken On

In a self-policing game like hockey, fights are part of the norm. But for Boston Bruins forward Riley Nash, there is one that comes to mind that he shouldn’t have taken on. A fight that resulted in

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Riley Nash's Life Gear

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Riley's Biggest Challenge as a Pro

In every professional sport the grind of the season can take a toll on players not only physically, but also mentally. For Bruins forward Riley Nash, the most difficult thing is managing the mental

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Getting to Know: New Bruins Forward Riley Nash

Last season, Nash, a former first-round draft pick, scored nine goals to go along with 13 assists in 64 games. Prior to joining the Hurricanes, Nash played one season with the Charlotte Checkers of

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Riley Nash On Why Playing 200 Games In The NHL Was Such A Challenge

To play one game in the National Hockey League is a big deal, much less 200. But in order to reach 200 games, Riley Nash had to overcome some obstacles along the way. He talked with Like A Pro abou

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Riley Nash's Top Memories From Cornell University

  Before playing in the NHL, Riley Nash had a stellar career at Cornell University. During his three seasons with the Big Red, Nash totaled 102 points including scoring 13 goals as a sophom

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Who's the One Player Riley Nash is Glad he Doesn't Have to Face?

Nash said, Brad Malone, a former member of the Colorado Avalanche "sticks up for about 95% of us. We're not really a chippy team. I wish we were because I think that's hilarious and it makes it a l

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Riley Nash's Professional Hockey Gear

Check out where you can buy the gear that Riley Nash uses on the ice with the Carolina Hurricanes. 

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Riley Nash's Summer Training

Mixing cardio with strength workouts is vital not only for getting stronger, but also having the endurance necessary to succeed on game day. Boston Bruins forward Riley Nash said the team does spri

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Riley Nash's First Memories on Ice

Every professional athlete's story begins somewhere. For professional hockey player Riley Nash, the story began in an ice hockey arena in Kamloops, British Columbia, skating with his sister every d

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Riley Nash Talks About Who He Wouldn’t Want To Play Against

Riley Nash, then a forward on the Carolina Hurricanes, talked to Like A Pro about what player on his team he wouldn’t want to play against. With talented stars like Eric Staal and Justin Faulk on t

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Riley's Plans After the NHL

Riley hasn't thought a lot about his life after hockey, given he's still in his 20’s. "I wouldn't mind going to Europe or something. If you could play hockey in Europe and live there and just exper

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