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Bantering Points: 9/20/17

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News and notes for Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

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The Rangers are back in action tonight as Filip Chytil and Kevin Shattenkirk are set to make their debuts when they take on the New Jersey Devils in another intense pre-season contest. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Frank Seravalli highlights the early returns on the league's crackdown on slashing penalties and faceoff violations (TSN)
  • James O'Brien writes that of all the options free agent forward Jaromir Jagr is open to, retiring and trying out for a team are not on the table (NBC Sports)
  • Ryan Lambert comments on Florida Panthers' general manager Dale Tallon's quest to undo anything and everything good the previous regime in Florida did (Puck Daddy)
  • Former Ranger and current New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle announced that he was diagnosed with chronic myeloid lukemia, and support has rolled in from across the hockey world as Boyle begins his fight (Sportsnet)