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Bantering Points: 9/16/21

New York Rangers v Carolina Hurricanes

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mollie Walker notes that Will Cuylle hasn’t backed away from the comparisons between him and Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson hears that although Matthew Robertson has a tough journey ahead to cracking the NHL out of training camp, that isn’t stopping him from pursuing is goal (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano lists Braden Schneider as the third best prospect in the Blueshirts’ system (LoHud)
  • Vincent Mercogliano lists Vitali Kravtsov as the second best prospect in the Blueshirts’ system (LoHud)
  • Brian Abate believes that that Igor Shesterkin’s play will make or break New York’s playoff hopes (The Hockey Writers)
  • Rachel Nones argues that the Rangers’ offseason makeover has mixed in a much needed element of grit and snarl (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

  • Sean Leahy relays word that the Minnesota Wild haven’t made much progress during contract negotiations with RFA forward Kirill Kaprizov (NBC Sports)
  • The Edmonton Oilers will be bringing forward Colton Sceviour to camp on a professional tryout basis (Sportsnet)