Bantering Point: 4/4/21

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: BUF 2*, NYR 2 (5:03 video via
  • Game Recap: Vitali Kravtsov got less ice time than every other Rangers’ skater in an uneventful NHL debut for the former 9th overall selection (CBS)
  • Larry Brooks argues that the league must take the same approach to its players receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as other top sports leagues (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson heard from radio analyst Dave Maloney about Adam Fix’s rapid ascent towards being recognized as one of the top defenseman in the league (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from last night’s game in Buffalo (LoHud)
  • Media Availability: Adam Fox (2:10) (Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • The idea of a playoff bubble for the second consecutive season will be discussed in the wake of the Vancouver Canucks recent COVID-19 outbreak (Sportsnet)
  • 16 players and three members of Vancouver’s coaching staff are currently in COVID Protocols (TSN)
  • Adam Gretz lists some of the most surprising statistics to tell the tale of the season thus far (NBC Sports)/