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Bantering Points: 5/5/17

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News and notes for Friday, May 5th, 2017

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

For only the third time since 1997, the Rangers have managed to turn a 2-0 series deficit into a 2-2 tie, as the team's victory in Game 4 evened the series up before heading back to Ottawa on Saturday. With New York facing the prospect of having to win at least one game in Ottawa, the time for the NHL's best regular season road team to show up is now. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • A woman at a Pittsburgh Penguins playoff game claims to have been sexually assaulted in the bathroom at PPG Paints Arena (Sportsnet)
  • Josh Cooper reports that the Vegas Golden Knights have signed KHL forward Vadim Shipachyov to a two-year, $9 Million contract (Puck Daddy)
  • Travis Yost shows how defenseman P.K. Subban has been critical to the Nashville Predators' emergence as a Stanley Cup contender (TSN)
  • Jared Clinton lists the top five goalie playoff performances since the turn of the century (The Hockey News)