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Bantering Points: 9/16/17

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News and notes for Saturday, September 16th, 2017

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Now that the Rangers gave separated their training camp attendees into three groups, on-ice testing is set to continue throughout the day. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around The NHL:

  • Josh Beneteau listened to Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jared Cowen rip the Toronto Maple Leafs over how they handled the process of acquiring him and buying out his contract (Sportsnet)
  • Ryan Lambert wonders if the additions of a top four defenseman, a first line center, and a starting goalie will be enough to make the Coyotes competitive again (Puck Daddy)
  • The city of Calgary is willing to pay one third of the expected $555 million bill to build a new arena for the Calgary Flames (TSN)
  • Eric Sylvester relays word that the Colorado Avalanche have agreed to a two year, $4.3 million contract with defenseman Nikita Zadarov (Mile High Hockey)
  • Jared Clinton explains why the Toronto Maple Leafs made the right decision by not naming a captain ahead of the 17-18 season (The Hockey News)