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Bantering Points: 11/9/19

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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis details why Brady Skjei spent Thursday night’s game in Raleigh as a healthy scratch (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson relays word that Pavel Buchnevich’s game winning goal against Carolina has now been credited to Filip Chytil, with Buchnevich notching an assist (Newsday)
  • Sean Hartnett muses that as good as Henrik Lundqvist is, he can’t carry the team through an entire season (WFAN)
  • Ken Campbell writes that even as he’s getting up there in years, Lundqvist is still a major part of New York’s fortunes (The Hockey News)
  • Jeb Biggart believes that the Rangers should kick the tires on a possible trade for Jesse Puljujarvi (The Hockey Writers)
  • Steve Paulus ponders where Mika Zibanejad should slot into the lineup once he gets healthy (Blue Line Station)
  • Michael Obernauer notes that the Blueshirts are set to practice at Lasker Rink in Central Park later today (Official Team Site)

Around the NHL:

  • Rory Boylen lists eight teams that could make a play for New Jersey Devils’ forward Taylor when he hits free agency following the season (Sportsnet)
  • Gary Bettman announced that the league will be returning to Europe next season, with the Boston Bruins and Nashville Predators opening the 2020-21 campaign in Prague, as well as two games in Helsinki between Colorado and Columbus (TSN)
  • Adam Gretz saw that Robby Fabbri made an instant impact in his Detroit Red Wings debut, potting two goals and helping propel Detroit past Boston by a score of 4-2 (NBC Sports)