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Bantering Points: 1/19/21

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New Jersey Devils v New York Rangers Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks floats the possibility of Jacob Trouba becoming the next captain (NY Post)
  • Brooks also heard that Brett Howden’s faceoff prowess has earned him a temporary spot on the team’s second powerplay unit over Filip Chytil (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson hears that after Saturday’s dominant victory, David Quinn will be trotting out the same lineup for tonight’s contest against New Jersey (Newsday)
  • Brian Abate highlights the strong start Pavel Buchnevich has gotten off to (The Hockey Writers)
  • Jim Bay cautions against looking past Lindy Ruff’s Devils team that is yet to be defeated in regulation (Empire Sports Media)
  • Rick Carpineillo write$ that although the Blue$hirt$ are lacking in the grit department, that weakne$$ will be remedied $ooner rather than later (The Athletic)
  • Media Availability: David Quinn,(6:10) Jacob Trouba,(4:01) and Jack Johnson (3:22) (Official Team Site)

Around the NHL: