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Bantering Points: 2/17/20

Boston Bruins v New York Rangers Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: BOS 3, NYR 1 (5:00 video via
  • Game Recap: The NHL’s best team proved to be too much for the Rangers, as the Bruins come into Madison Square Garden and completed a sweep of the season series (CBS)
  • Brett Cyrgalis notes that even though he didn’t play upon being recalled, the organization’s high opinion of Joey Keane has become very apparent (NY Post)
  • Peter Botte details the Blueshirts’ frustrating loss to Boston (NY Post)
  • Section 336 makes the case for Jeff Gorton needing to move on from Jacob Trouba sooner rather than later (Blueshirt Banter Fanpost)

Around the NHL:

  • The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired forward Blake Coleman from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a 1st round draft pick and prospect Nolan Foote (Raw Charge)
  • Dan Saraceni reports that Devils made another trade yesterday, sending defenseman Andy Greene to the New York Islanders in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick and prospect David Quennevillie (Lighthouse Hockey)
  • The postponed game between the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks in the wake of Jay Bouwmeester’s medical emergency has been rescheduled for March 11th (Sportsnet)
  • Ryan Rishaug hears that Edmonton Oilers’ forward Connor McDavid is expected to rejoin his team in 2-3 days in the wake of his quad injury (TSN)