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Bantering Points: 12/18/21

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Vegas Golden Knights v New York Rangers Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • James O’Brien reports that the Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, and Florida Panthers have had the rest of their games between now and the Christmas break postponed due to COVID-19 outbreaks (NBC Sports)
  • Following Paul Maurice’s decision to step down as head coach of the Winnipeg Jets, interim coach Dave Lowry last his first game as head coach by a 5-2 margin against the Washington Capitals (TSN)
  • The province of British Columbia has instituted a 50% capacity limit on arenas starting Monday and lasting until January 31st, which means the Vancouver Canucks will only be playing in front of half capacity crowds Sportsnet)