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Bantering Points: 2/8/17

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News and notes for Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

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For the third game in a row, the Rangers earned two points, this time by knocking off the Anaheim Ducks by a 4-1 margin. With New York continuing it's steep climb out of a Wild Card spot and into the Metropolitan Division's top three, the team will continue it's playoff chase tomorrow night against the Nashville Predators. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Gary Lawless details why the Vegas Golden Knights should pull out all the stops to hire former Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien as the franchise's first head coach (TSN)
  • Josh Cooper passes along video of the Champions Hockey League championship, won by Joel Lundqvist and his Frolunda HC teammates (Puck Daddy)
  • Elliotte Friedman authors another edition of 30 Thoughts (Sportsnet)
  • Jared Clinton lists five potential destinations for Claude Julien to land (The Hockey News)