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Bantering Points: 2/27/17

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News and notes for Monday, February 27th, 2017

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After falling to the Columbus Blue Jackets by a 5-2 margin yesterday, the Rangers are down to only one game before this Wednesday's trade deadline. However, the Rangers historically prefer to make their acquisitions the day before the deadline in order to get the players to New York, so yesterday's game could have been the last game for a number of Blueshirts. Anyway, here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Chris Johnston rounds up the trades from around the NHL, including Ben Bishop being traded from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Los Angeles Kings, and Martin Hanzal (and Ryan White) moving from the Arizona Coyotes to the Minnesota Wild (Sportsnet)
  • Josh Cooper takes note of how Arizona Cooytes captain Shane Doan was visibly upset by the events that transpired with his team yesterday (Puck Daddy)
  • With the trade deadline only two days away, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals have enteed the Kevin Shattenkirk sweepstakes (TSN)