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Bantering Points: 2/25/17

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News and notes for Saturday, February 25th, 2017

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The Rangers are back in action tonight, as they take on their rivals from across the river, the New Jersey Devils. With the Devils largely out of playoff contention, this evening's game could be their final appearance before a trade deadline garage sale. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Sean Leahy sees how the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins have been able to balance the experience of playing outdoors with the necessity of two points (Puck Daddy)
  • Mike Halford passes along news that a mumps outbreak has hit the Vancouver Canucks locker room (NBC Sports)
  • Luke Fox sat down with former NHL goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov for a Q&A session (Sportsnet)
  • More trades were made ahead of the trade deadline yesterday, with Tomas Jurco getting shipped from the Detroit Red Wings to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 3rd Round Pick, and Patrick Eaves being dealt from the Dallas Stars to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a conditional 1st Round Pick (TSN)