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Bantering Points: 9/17/18

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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks reports that David Quinn’s first day of running the Rangers’ practice was an intense one (NY Post)
  • Brett Cyrgalis relays word that Mika Zibanejad didn’t suffer a serious injury during yesterday’s practice session (NY Post)
  • Jennifer Moglia previews the impact Brendan Smith could have in his second full season in New York (Blue Line Station)
  • Sam Prevot details why Brady Skjei should be named an alternate captain (Blue Line Station)
  • Tom Castro argues that Adam McQuaid will fit right in to the Blueshirts’ newfound fondness of gritty, hard-nosed hockey (The Hockey Writers)
  • Billy McInerney examines the training camp attendees and how the Rangers should handle them moving forward (Elite Sports NY)

Around the NHL:

  • The Winnipeg Jets agreed to a two year, $6.3 million contract with RFA defenseman Josh Morrissey (TSN)
  • Kristina Rutherford goes in-depth on how the Pittsburgh Penguins are a perfect match for Phil Kessel and his unusual personality compared to the average NHL skater (Sportsnet)
  • Jared Clinton names five players who could turn professional tryouts into NHL contracts before the regular season begins (The Hockey News)