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Bantering Points: 9/19/18

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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis believes the Rangers have a tough decision determining the best level of hockey for Alexandar Georgiev’s development (NY Post)
  • Larry Brooks relays word from David Quinn about his team’s response to the hit that left Cristoval Nieves concussed (NY Post)
  • Brooks also argues that Quinn will provide an active voice behind the Blueshirts’ bench that hasn’t been seen since the John Tortorella-era (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson reports that after the team’s first round of cuts, 2018 3rd Round Pick Joey Keane is still with the big club (Newsday)
  • Sean Hartnett offers his takeaway’s from Monday night’s victory in Newark (WFAN)
  • Dave Shapiro breaks down the defensive zone structure of David Quinn’s Rangers team through one game of pre-season action (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Nicholas Zararis highlights what to watch for in the final five pre-season games (Blue Line Station)
  • Peter Reichert previews what Pavel Buchnevich could offer the Rangers throughout the 2018-19 campaign (Blue Line Station)

Around the NHL:

  • Joey Alfieri ponders whether or not the Edmonton Oilers will regret signing defenseman Darnell Nurse to a short-term, $3.2M AAV bridge deal rather than ponying up for a long term contract (NBC Sports)
  • Jared Clinton describes why a bridge deal could make sense for the Toronto Maple Leafs and RFA forward William Nylander (The Hockey News)
  • David Singh speaks to the people that conceived and created the Super Mario Bros. inspired tweet announcing Tyler Seguin’s extension with the Dallas Stars (Sportsnet)