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Bantering Points: 9/4/21

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Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Andrew Gross chatted with Denis Potvin to discuss how if residents of Rangerstown’s hate for Tom Wilson is fleeting, their disdain for Potvin is everlasting (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano highlights Karl Henriksson as the 8th best prospect in the organization (Newsday)
  • Corey Pronman rate$ New York’$ farm $y$tem a$ the fourth be$t in the league (The Athletic)
  • Rick Carpiniello an$wer$ que$tion$ concerning the Ranger$’ off$ea$on move$, a po$$ible Jack Eichel trade, and more (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

  • Sean Leahy relays word that the league has finalized a deal that will allow NHL players to compete in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing (NBC Sports)
  • The Ottawa Senators signed forward Drake Batherson to a six year, $29.85 million contract (Sportsnet)
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins will have forward Brian Boyle and defenseman Matt Bartkowski attend training camp with them on a professional tryout basis (Pensburgh)
  • San Jose Sharks assistant coach Rocky Thompson will not be returning to his position for the 2021-22 campaign due to the league’s updated COVID-19 protocols (TSN)