Bantering Points: 1/11/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Henrik Lundqvist will be joined by Taylor Hall, John Tavares, and Josh Bailey at the 2018 All-Star Game in Tampa (CBS)
  • Dave Shapiro examines the Vancouver Canucks as a potential trading partner for the Rangers (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • William Schneiderhan breaks down how Nick Holden has performed in his second season on Broadway (Blue Line Station)
  • Nicholas Zararis thinks that an extended absence from Chris Kreider could spell doom for New York’s playoff hopes (Blue Line Station)
  • Chris Lomon went one-on-one with Brady Skjei to discuss the top five people he’d like to golf with (NHLPA)
  • Dominick Renna ranks the highlights from the Blueshirts’ first half (Elite Sports NY)
  • Mike Richter discussed his life after hockey and what he’s been up to lately (1:46 video via Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • The full list of NHL All-Stars was released, with James Neal, Eric Staal, and Noah Hanifin headlining the list (Sportsnet)
  • Connor McDavid argues that the league would be better off if they did away with offsides reviews (TSN)
  • Cole Anderson dissects the limitations of Expected Goal models as they relate to predicting future goaltending performance (Crowd Scout Sports)
  • Franklin Steele highlights how Claude Giroux has reclaimed his spot among the NHL’s elite scorers (FanRag)
  • Brandon Cain reports that the Chicago Blackhawks acquired Anthony Duclair and Adam Clendening from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Richard Panik and Laurent Dauphin (Second City Hockey)/