Bantering Points: 1/17/20

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: NYR 3, NYI 2 (4:58 video via
  • Game Recap: A dubious penalty all against Chris Kreider in the final minutes of the third period wasn’t enough to stop him from scoring the game winning goal in the dying seconds  of the game (CBS)
  • Shanna McCariston caught up with Brady Skjei and Jacob Trouba about the early days of their careers and their goal to bring a Stanley Cup to New York (CBS)
  • Prior to last night’s contest, the Blueshirts were 13-1-1 against the over in their previous 15 games (NY Post)
  • Justin Terranova sat down with Sam Rosen to discuss Artemiy Panrin’s off-ice persona, the Rangers’ goaltending situation, and more (NY Post)
  • Neil Best writes that for as much as Islanders’ fans are happy to be back at the Colosseum, visiting Blueshirts fans enjoy the old barn as well (Newsday)
  • Frank Curto argues that Panarin has been worth every penny of his hefty price tag thus far (Elite Sports NY)
  • Brendan Azoff takes a look at Panarin’s chances at bringing home the Hart Trophy (Blue Line Station)
  • Steve Paulus examines Adam Fox’s place in the Calder Trophy race (Blue Line Station)
  • Scott Blair believes strong play from Panarin, Igor Shesterkin, and the defense will be keys to the Blueshirts’ playoff push (The Hockey Writers)/

Around the NHL:

  • Tracey Meyers details why Florida Panthers’ head coach Joel Quenneville was the top bench boss of the 2010’s (
  • Jared Clinton lists five rookies who could sneak into contention for the Calder Trophy with a strong second half (The Hockey News)
  • Frank Seravalli relays word that the league doesn’t plan on lengthening the 5:00 overtime anytime soon (TSN)
  • Sean Leahy saw the Colorado Avalanche reveal their jerseys for the 2020 Stadium Series (NBC Sports)/