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Bantering Points: 2/28/20

New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: NYR 5, MTL 2 (4:59 video via
  • Game Recap: Five unanswered goals turned a 2-0 deficit into a 5-2 victory as David Quinn’s squad earned their ninth win in the last ten games (NY Daily News)
  • Brett Cyrgalis heard from Pavel Buchnevich as the Russian winger spoke for the first time since getting into an accident on Sunday (NY Post)
  • Cyrgalis also heard from Chris Kreider about how New York’s star winger maintained his focus even as questions about his future swirled prior to the trade deadline (NY Post)
  • Justin Terranova sat down with Keith Jones about the team’s decision to extend Kreider, the trade deadline in general, and more (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson chatted with Kreider about his decision to secure his future on Broadway via a long term extension (Newsday)
  • Dylan Spilko graded the team’s rookies through the first three quarters of the season (The Hockey Writers)
  • Daniel Blanda offers his analysis of the Rangers’ trade deadline activities (Blue Line Station)

Around the NHL:

  • Jared Clinton examines which rental players will have the most impact with their new teams (The Hockey News)
  • The Vegas Golden Knights agreed to a four year, $5.6 million extension with forward William Carrier (TSN)
  • Ground was broken on the practice facility for Seattle’s NHL franchise yesterday (Sportsnet)
  • Sean Leahy notes that the coronavirus outbreak in China has affected the league’s plans to play future pre-season games in the country (NBC Sports)