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Bantering Points: 10/2/19

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New York Rangers v Vancouver Canucks Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis sees that the Rangers think playing their game with a little bit more edge and grit will lead to success (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson notes that after spending his first six seasons with the Winnipeg Jets, Jacob Trouba is set to skate against his former team tomorrow night (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano offers 22 thoughts on the 22 players that made the team’s opening night roster (LoHud)
  • Mercogliano also writes that if Pavel Buchnevich isn’t able to produce on the top line, he’ll lose his spot as quickly as he earned it (LoHud)
  • Rob Luker examines the Blueshirts’ history with employing enforcers and why Micheal Haley’s inclusion on the roster is anything but shocking (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Steve Paulus discusses how a year’s time has created a role reversal for Lias Andersson and Filip Chytil (Blue Line Station)
  • Justin Bonhard ponders what New York’s leadership group will look like this season (The Hockey Writers)
  • Bonhard also lists three players that will be disappointments for the Rangers (The Hockey Writers)
  • Rick Carpiniello break$ down the deci$ion$ that led to the con$truction of the opening night ro$ter (The Athletic)
  • Media Availability: David Quinn (4:04) and Brett Howden (1:59) (Official Team Site)

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