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Bantering Points: 3/16/21

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Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News

  • Highlights: PHI 5, NYR 4 (4:59 video via
  • Game Recap: Tarmo Reunanen found the scoresheet in his NHL debut, but that wasn’t enough for the Rangers to outscore Alain Vigneault’s squad (CBS)
  • Larry Brooks believes that if the Blueshirts are to be successful this season, they’ll need more offense from their blue line (NY Post)
  • Brooks also noted that Reunanen did a good job being thrust into action in the wake of Adam Fox’s placement on the COVID Protocol list (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson relays word that Artemiy Panarin will not discuss the incident that caused him to take a leave of absence until a later date and time (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from last night’s defeat (LoHud)
  • Brian Abate writes that if New York is ever going to push to get themselves back into the playoff picture, the time is now (The Hockey Writers)
  • $hayna Goldman break$ down what to expect out of Vitali Kravt$ov once he join$ the team’$ lineup (The Athletic)
  • Media Availability: Artemiy Panarin (4:57)

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