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Bantering Points: 5/26/20

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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks examines the details of Phase Two of the league’s return to play plan (NY Post)
  • Andrew Gross relays word that the NHL has set early June as their ideal time for players to return to team facilities (Newsday)
  • Steve Paulus highlights the most important factor in a potential best of five series against the Carolina Hurricanes (Blue Line Station)
  • Paulus also hears that a portion of the fan base believes that Igor Shesterkin should start Game against the Hurricanes should that scenario come to pass (Blue Line Station)
  • Nathaniel Oliver reminisces on Mike Gartner’s Hall of Fame career (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

  • Ryan Kennedy pens an ode to Alabama-Huntsville’s now defunct hockey program (The Hockey News)
  • Carolina Hurricanes’ forward Jordan Martinook confirmed that his team stood with the Tampa Bay Lightning as the only two teams to vote against the league’s 24 team return to play format (TSN)
  • James O’Brien ranks the matchups of the potential 24 team playoff tournament (NBC Sports)