clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Bantering Points: 5/11/21

New, comments
Carolina Hurricanes v New York Rangers

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks examines New York’s salary cap situation in the wake of the Ryan Lindgren extension (NY Post)
  • Brooks also explains why he doesn’t expect the Blueshirts to try and pry Jack Eichel out of Buffalo (NY Post)
  • Mollie Walker notes that even in the wake of exit interviews, David Quinn’s future with the organization is still up in the air (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson hears that Mika Zibanejad has walked back his earlier claims, blaming the aftereffects of COVID-19 on his early season struggles (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from yesterday’s exit interviews (LoHud)
  • Robby Sabo gives his assessment of the Blueshirts’ current roster (Elite Sports NY)
  • Kyle Knopp reminisces on the 1993-94 Rangers’ squad that won the team’s most recent Stanley Cup (The Hockey Writers)
  • Rick Carpiniello believe$ that Chri$ Drury $hould prioritize locking Zibanejad into a long term contract rather than pur$ue Eichel (The Athletic)
  • Media Availability: Ryan Lindgren (1:18) (Official Team Site)

Around the NHL:

  • The Buffalo Sabres were one of many teams to conduct their end of season exit interviews yesterday, and two key players made some comments that cast doubt on their futures with the Sabres (Die By The Blade)
  • Marisa Ingemi recaps the action from around the league last night (NBC Sports)
  • The Vegas Golden Knights were forced to dress 15 skaters during last night’s loss against the Colorado Avalanche due to salary cap constraints (Sportsnet)
  • Daniel Walcott, Gemel Smith, and Mathieu Joseph opened last night’s game for the Tampa Bay Lightning, becoming the first trio of black forwards to start a game in NHL history (TSN)