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Bantering Points: 4/14/17

News and notes for Friday, April 14th, 2017

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After sitting on the sidelines and watching the action last night, the Rangers and Canadiens will square off again in Game 2 tonight. With no teams having made any lineup changes in practice yesterday, it will be interesting to see how Montreal adjusts to Henrik Lundqvist returning to his vintage form, and if there is anything they can do to solve The King. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Sean Leahy saw that a luck Edmonton Oilers fan won $336,000 during the team's 50/50 raffle at Game 1. To put it in simpler terms, that's enough money for 4,200 concourse passes to an Oilers playoff game (Puck Daddy)
  • Jared Clinton breaks down why the Vegas Golden Knights decision to hire Gerard Gallant as their first head coach is a smart one (The Hockey News)
  • Detroit Red Wings' players Dylan Larkin, Danny DeKeyser, and Jimmy Howard were three of the twelve NHL players named to the United States roster for the 2017 IIHF World Championships (Sportsnet)
  • Garret Hohl dives into scientific progress and diminishing returns in the field of hockey statistics (Hockey Graphs)