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Bantering Points: 10/29/19

NHL: OCT 03 Panthers at Lightning Photo by Andrew Bershaw/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis explains what the Blueshirts’ decision to recall Filip Chytil and Ryan Lindgren from AHL Hartford means moving forward (NY Post)
  • Cyrgalis also notes that the money raised from the organization’s alumni weekend has already been dispersed among various charities (NY Post)
  • Pam Louwagie and Paul Walsh report that former Rangers’ forward Mark Pavelich has been deemed incompetent to stand trial for two charges of assault, as well as two weapons charges (Star Tribune)
  • Sean Hartnett sees New York’s recent struggles as proof that David Quinn has a long way to go towards proving himself as a capable NHL coach (WFAN)
  • Steve Paulus discusses why moving on from Tony DeAngelo and Alexandar Georgiev could be in the Blueshirts’ best interest (Blue Line Station)
  • Paulus also gave a quick summary on how some of former Rangers are going in their new cities, as well as quick hits on prospects (Blue Line Station)
  • Dominick Renna argues that keeping Kaapo Kakko further down the lineup will actually help his transition to becoming a full-time NHLer (Elite Sports NY)
  • Section 336 goes in-depth on the David Quinn “system” and why it’s led to one of the worst early-season defensive efforts in league history (Blueshirt Banter FanPost)

Around the NHL:

  • St. Louis Blues’ forward Vladimir Tarasenko is set to miss the next five months after undergoing shoulder surgery (St. Louis Game Time)
  • Ken Campbell ponders if Tarasenko’s shoulder injury is something that should worry the Blues beyond the five month timetable (The Hockey News)
  • Brianne Spiker sat down with Hockey Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne to discuss his career, off ice life, and more (TSN)
  • The Detroit Red Wings acquired forward Brendan Perlini from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for prospect Alec Regula (NBC Sports)