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Bantering Points: 11/6/19

Detroit Red Wings v New York Rangers

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis notes that the Blueshirts will loo to find some consistency in their game following Monday night’s drubbing against Ottawa (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson expects David Quinn to alter his lineup heading into tonight’s contest against the Detroit Red Wings (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano delivers a prospect update, with bits on Igor Shesterkin, Morgan Barron, and more (LoHud)
  • Mike Francesa, New York’s best and most iconic sports talk radio host, is set to vacate the afternoon drive slot he’s occupied for a majority of the last 20 years next month (WFAN)
  • Andrew Chodes ponders who the real New York Rangers are (Blue Line Station)
  • Curtis Jetter details Chris Kreider’s importance to the Blueshirts, both now and moving forward (Blue Line Station)
  • Tom Albano writes that the team isn’t going anywhere until Kreider busts out of his early season slump (The Hockey Writers)
  • Frank Curto suggests that diminished roles for Marc Staal and Henrik Lundqvist through the first month of the season mean the franchise torch is being passed as we speak (Elite Sports NY)
  • Ahead of tonight’s game, the Red Wings recalled former Blueshirt Dylan McIlrath from AHL Grand Rapids (Winging It In Motown)

Around the NHL:

  • Adam Gretz relays word that the New York Islanders extended their winning streak to ten games following last night’s 4-1 victory over Ottawa (NBC Sports)
  • Elliotte Friedman authors another edition of 31 Thoughts (Sportsnet)
  • San Jose Sharks’ forward Evander Kane is being sued by The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas over $500,000 in gambling markers (TSN)
  • Steven Ellis highlights of Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has had a bounce back season for the ages following his indefensible buyout over the summer (The Hockey News)