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Bantering Points: 3/11/17

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News and notes for Saturday, March 11th, 2017

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It's another day off for the Rangers today, as they get ready to host the Detroit Red Wings tomorrow night. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis relays the NHL's take on why New York's challenge for goaltender interference against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night failed (NY Post)
  • Dave Shapiro believes that despite being lost in the shuffle of the other record-breaking rookies, Brady Skjei deserves votes for the Calder Trophy (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Pat from BSB offers his take on Alain Vigneault's decision to deploy Tanner Glass in the dying seconds of the third period when down a goal against the Hurricanes (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Timothy Haggerty argues that Alain Vigneault has what it takes to bring a Stanley Cup back to New York (Blue Line Station)
  • Alexandra Russo thinks that New York should do everything in their power to limit Henrik Lundqvist's starts down the stretch (Blue Line Station)
  • Section 336 breaks down why the Rangers' power play isn't something to be worried about (Blueshirt Banter Fanpost)
  • Amanda Borges got a tour of Brady Skjei and Jimmy Vesey's apartment (5:25 Video via Official Team Site)

Around the NHL:

  • Jared Clinton lists five firsts for goaltenders scoring goals (The Hockey News)
  • Jimmy Mains, a Pittsburgh Penguins fan, was in the headlines yesterday after taking a homeless man outside PPG Paints arena inside with him to attend e recent Penguins game (Sportsnet)
  • Greg Wyshinski passes along word that Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban would "love to be commissioner of the NHL", and what he would do if he ever rose to that title (Puck Daddy)
  • The Hockey Hall of Fame unveiled a statue of the late Hartford Whalers icon Gordie Howe, Howe's sons Mark and Marty present (NBC Sports)