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Bantering Points: 10/5/19

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Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks hears that one game into his career, Kaapo Kakko’s stellar play has already been noticed by his teammates (NY Post)
  • Brett Cyrgalis takes a look at the milestones Henrik Lundqvist reached in his season opening victory on Thursday (NY Post)
  • Denis Gorman saw that after one game, David Quinn has opted to shuffle his defensive pairings (Newsday)
  • Sean Hartnett writes that the Blueshirts’ horrid defensive performance was the main takeaway from their season opening victory (WFAN)
  • Vincent Mercogliano relays word that Alexandar Georgiev is set to start tonight’s contest in Ottawa (LoHud)
  • Joey Alfieri points out that Lundqvist’s victory was the 450th of his NHL career (NBC Sports)
  • Justin Bonhard offers five takeaway’s from Thursday night’s win (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

  • The St. Louis Blues agreed to an eight year, $52 million contract extension with forward Brayden Schenn (St. Louis Game Time)
  • Adam Gretz gives three takeaways from the New Jersey Devils’ season opening loss which saw them cough up a 4-0 lead with less than 21:00 of game time remaining and fall in a shootout (NBC Sports)
  • Darren Dreger reports that interest is starting to pick up in Edmonton Oilers’ forward Jesse Puljujarvi (TSN)
  • Andrew Berkshire examines the leaguewide increase in scoring and whether or not it will become a trend (Sportsnet)