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Bantering Points: 4/21/17

News and notes for Friday, April 21st, 2017

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With their backs against the wall, the Rangers pulled out another road win, beating Montreal by a 3-2 margin. Now, they've given themselves a chance to come back to New York and end the series in front of the Rangers faithful on Saturday night. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Greg Wyshynski hears that former NHL linesman Don Henderson is suing Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman and the team for over $10 Million in the wake of the infamous incident from last season (Puck Daddy)
  • Gare Joyce writes that the Buffalo Sabres' decision to fire general manager Tim Murray and head coach Dan Bylsma isn't a surprise to those in the know (Sportsnet)
  • Cam Tucker saw that Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine, and Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski have been named finalists for the Calder Trophy (NBC Sports)
  • Ken Campbell wonders if a higher rate of psychiatric disorders among former NHL players is due to concussions (The Hockey News)