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Bantering Points: 8/17/20

NHL: APR 05 Blue Jackets at Rangers Photo by Joshua Sarner/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Vincent Mercogliano lists nine players for the Blueshirts to potentially target in an offseason trade (LoHud)
  • Frank Curto writes about the trade offers the team will likely field now that they are in possession of the first overall selection in the 2020 Entry Draft (Empire Sports Media)
  • Steve Paulus ponders where the first round pick the Carolina Hurricanes owe the Rangers will end up on draft day (Blue Line Station)
  • Paulus also examined some potential cap casualties coming out of the Atlantic Division (Blue Line Station)

Around the NHL:

  • James O’Brien recaps the action from yesterday’s games around the playoffs (NBC Sports)
  • Vegas Golden Knights’ forward Max Pacioretty was fined $2,500 for slashing Chicago Blackhawks’ forward Alex Debrincat (Sportsnet)
  • Ryan Kennedy questions whether or not the Washington Capitals will have time to figure out their ex-coach’s team prior to being booted from the playoffs (The Hockey News)