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Bantering Points: 3/17/17

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News and notes for Friday, March 17th, 2017

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After three days off, the Rangers are finally back in action tonight, as they get ready to take on the Florida Panthers for the final time this season. Could this be the last time Jaromir Jagr comes into Madison Square Garden before saying goodbye to the game hockey? Maybe, but knowing Jagr, probably not. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Jonathan Willis offers a thought provoking take on how Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson has changed his game for the better (Sportsnet)
  • Kyle Cantlon relays word from Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine that the winter storms in his native land of Finland make Winter Storm Stella look like nothing (Puck Daddy)
  • Pierre LeBrun wonders if the time has finally come to tweak the NHL's playoff format (TSN)
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning gave Brian Boyle a tribute in his return to Amalie return after being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs (Streamable via Reddit)