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Bantering Points: 12/6/21

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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mollie Walker notes that if Artemiy Panarin records a point tomorrow night, he’ll have scored his 500th career point in the same building in a macthup of the same teams that played each other when he recorded his first NHL point (NY Post)
  • Matt Grazel recaps the events of the past week in Rangerstown (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

  • The Vancouver Canucks have reportedly cleaned house, firing a laundry list of team personnel headlined by general manager Jim Benning and head coach Travis Green, with Bruce Boudreau replacing Green (TSN)
  • The New York Islanders fell to the Chicago Blackhawks by a 3-2 margin, as Barry Trotz’s squad lost their 11th consecutive game (Lighthouse Hockey)
  • Minnesota Wild forward Marcus Foligno will not be receiving the automatic ten game suspension that comes with leaving the bench to fight a player after leaving the bench to fight Wayne Simmonds on Saturday (Sportsnet)