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Bantering Points: 3/5/23

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New York Rangers v Boston Bruins Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: BOS 4, NYR 2 (5:01 video via
  • Game Recap: The Blueshirts were forced to play short handed for a fourth consecutive game, and even a fully manned squad would struggle against this Bruins’ team, much less an undermanned one (CBS)
  • Dylan Svoboda reports that former Ranger fan favorite Esa Tikkanen has been charged with tax fraud in his native Finland (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson ponders whether or not the makeup of New York’s current roster is one well suited for the physical nature of playoff hockey (Newsday)
  • Arthur $taple $ee$ the Blue$hirt$ upcoming break a$ an opportunity to let Patrick Kane find hi$ place in the lineup (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

  • Justin Bourne offers his thoughts on each deal that was consummated leading up to the trade deadline (Sportsnet)
  • Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper opted to bench forwards Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov, and Brayden Point during the third period of his team’s 5-3 loss to the Buffalo Sabres (