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Bantering Points: 10/29/16

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With a loss in Carolina last night, the Rangers' three game winning streak is a thing of the past. They'll look to rebound tomorrow night against one of their recent nemeses, the Tampa Bay Lightning. Here's today's news and links.

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Rangers News:

  • Highlights: CAR 3, NYR 2 (4:36 Video via NHL.com)
  • Post Game Interviews: Henrik Lundqvist, (1:45) Alain Vigneault, (1:36) Ryan McDonagh, (1:09) and Dan Girardi (1:15) (Official Team Site)
  • Larry Brooks believes the Rangers' moved on from Dylan McIlrath before figuring out how to use him. (NY Post)
  • Steve Zipay points out that the Rangers had only lost twice in the last 21 match ups with Carolina before Jeff Skinner's three point game carried the Hurricanes to victory. (Newsday)
  • Timothy Haggerty discusses how the Rangers' high scoring forwards have overcame less than stellar defense and goaltending to lead the team to it's hot start. (Blue Line Station)
  • Chris Peters relays the fact that David Pastrnak has been suspended for two games for his hit on Dan Girardi. (CBS)
  • Henrik Lundqvist offers his thoughts on the game winning goal he surrendered during last night's loss, along with his thoughts on why the Hurricanes dominated the third period. (SNY)
  • Dave Shapiro expresses what the Rangers can do to stop Nick Holden from getting completely shelled on a nightly basis, and it starts with reducing his minutes and shifting him to the left side. (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Rich Graessle thinks that Brandon Pirri has been the 2nd best value signing of the off season through two and a half weeks, and he's joined by two former Rangers in the Top 5. (The Hockey News)
  • Prospect Update: Igor Shesterkin picked up his 11th consecutive win with a 20 save shutout, plus bits on Adam Huska, Sean Day, Tim Gettinger, and Gabriel Fontaine. (Official Team Site)
  • Visions of Future Shump poses a simple question: Are the Rangers currently capable of winning the Stanley Cup? (Blueshirt Banter Fanpost)

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