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Bantering Points: 2/27/21

Boston Bruins v New York Rangers Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • NYR 6, BOS 2 (5:02 video via
  • Game Recap: Contributions from throughout the lineup lead a multi-pronged attack and earned the Rangers two points against their Original Six rivals (CBS)
  • Mollie Walker notes that even if the point totals aren’t there yet, Alexis Lafreniere is making progress as a pro (NY Post)
  • Larry Brooks uses Ryan Lindgren’s strong performance as proof that the Blueshirts are still seeing the fruits of their labor from the fire sale of the 2018 trade deadline (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson saw that the team activated K’Andre Miller off the COVID Protocol list prior to last night’s action (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from the first Rangers game at Madison Square Garden with fans in the stands (LoHud)
  • Sean Hartnett believes that Igor Shesterkin’s recent performance is demonstrating is capabilities of being a true franchise goaltender (WFAN)
  • Brendan Azoff thinks the time has come for the Blueshirts to promote Tarmo Reunanen from AHL Hartford (The Hockey Writers)
  • Media Availability: Ryan Lindgren (1:43) and Adam Fox (3:17) (Official Team Site)

Around the NHL:

  • Adam Gretz wonders if the time has come to believe in the Edmonton Oilers as a legitimate Stanley Cup contender (NBC Sports)
  • The Seattle Kraken have helped raise $150,000 for the cause of keeping the University of Alaska’s hockey program afloat (TSN)
  • Wayne Scanlan sat down for a Q&A session with Ottawa Senators’ forward Brady Tkachuk (Sportsnet)