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Bantering Points: 10/28/20

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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks examines how the situations involving Brendan Lemieux and Ryan Strome could unfold (NY Post)
  • Sean Hartnett argues that Vitali Kravtsov is better off spending time in the KHL for the foreseeable future (WFAN)
  • Scott Esposito reminisces on what could have been had Michael Sauer’s career not been cut short by injury (Blue Line Station)
  • Steve Paulus takes a look at Rangers’ prospects that could participate in the upcoming World Junior Championships (Blue Line Station)
  • Paulus also relays word that Adam Edstrom had a strong game for SHL Rogle yesterday(Blue Line Station)
  • Rachel Nones writes that for all the years of New York’s farm system being a weakness, it has now emerged as a strength (The Hockey Writers)
  • Brian Abate projects who might be able to fill Jesper Fast’s shoes in the lineup (The Hockey Writers)
  • Rick Carpiniello break$ down the pro$ and con$ of $igning Ryan $trome to another contract (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

  • James O’Brien ponders which teams would be a good fit for veteran forward Ilya Kovalchuk (NBC Sports)
  • Sonny Sachdeva lists eight restricted free agents who could find themselves on the receiving end of offer sheets this offseason (Sportsnet)
  • The Arizona Coyotes have put out a statement regarding the information that’s come to light regarding their top draft pick from the 2020 Entry Draft, Mitchell Miller (TSN)
  • Tom Hunter reports that the Colorado Avalanche agreed to terms on a four year, $16.4 million contract with defenseman Devon Toews (Mile High Hockey)