Bantering Points: 1/12/20

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: STL 5, NYR 2 (5:02 video via
  • Steve Overbey recaps the Blueshirts’ defeat against the reigning Stanley Cup champions (NY Daily News)
  • Larry Brooks takes a look at how Henrik Lundqvist is handling his team’s decision to carry three goaltenders on the NHL roster (NY Post)
  • Greg Joyce thinks that Libor Hajek’s first game back from injury could have gone a lot better than it did (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson examines some of the questions the Blueshirts must answer if they’re looking to carry three goaltenders for the long haul (Newsday)
  • Stephenson also relays word from David Quinn concerning Brady Skjei’s play as of late (Newsday)
  • Tom Castro believes that the Rangers should be concerned with Vitali Kravtsov moving forward (The Hockey Writers)
  • Steve Paulus saw last night’s contest as the first of a five game stretch that will make or break New York’s season (Blue Line Station)/

Around the NHL:

  • TJ Oshie, Quinn Hughes, Mitch Marner, and David Perron have been voted as the last men in to the 2020 All-Star Game (TSN)
  • Although the site of the 2021 Winter Classic has already been revealed, the Edmonton Oilers are a likely candidate to host an outdoor game during the 2021-22 campaign (Sportsnet)
  • Adam Gretz takes a look at how Joe Pavelski’s decision to leave the San Jose Sharks for the Dallas Stars has affected the two teams (NBC Sports)/