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Bantering Points: 6/8/20

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Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers - Game Seven

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Greg Joyce saw that Tony DeAngelo called out hot take artist Max Kellerman for saying that hockey was not one of the four major professional sports in North America (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson relays word that Jarome Iginla and Seth Jones are among the other players who understand K’Andre Miller’s personal struggles with his place in the hockey community as of late (Newsday)
  • Steve Paulus ponders how long Brendan Lemieux will be suspended once the season resumes (Blue Line Station)
  • Derek McAdam recaps the Blueshirts’ 2019-20 campaign thus far (Blue Line Station)
  • Danny Small reports that the team is likely to begin Phase 2 of their return to play plan tomorrow (Elite Sports NY)

Around the NHL:

  • Pierre LeBrun reports that an expanded, 28 player roster is still in negotiations for when the league officially returns to action (TSN)
  • New Jersey Devils’ forward Nikita Gusev has become just one in another of the long line of successful Devils’ skaters to develop overseas (The Hockey News)
  • Sportsnet has secured a deal with former TSN play-by-play man Chris Cuthbert to serve as one of their top two play-by-play commentators alongside Jim Hughson (Sportsnet)