Bantering Points: 1/15/17

News and Notes for Sunday, January 15th, 2017

The Rangers returned to their house of horrors last night, and the game went as expected. New York fell to the Montreal Canadiens 5-4, as their struggles at the Bell Centre continued. After losing twice in two nights, the team will have to regroup and prepare for Tuesday night's meeting with the Dallas Stars. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Pierre Lebrun reports that NHL has not received a definite deadline from the International Olympic Committee about the league's participation in the 2018 Games (ESPN)
  • Jared Clinton lists the top five undrafted players having major impacts this season (The Hockey News)
  • Andrew Bottomley hears that the NHL has decided to cut the Breakaway Challenge from the All-Star Skills Competition (Sportsnet)
  • Josh cooper writes that NHL is "neutral" about the NFL's Oakland Raiders' inevitable move to Las Vegas (Puck Daddy)

Do you know who the Ranger in the picture is?