Bantering Points: 1/19/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brian Heyman writes that in spite of a week and a half break right around the corner, David Quinn wants his squad focusing on their final game before splitting up (Newsday)
  • Greg Joyce notes that David Quinn is attempting to make nothing out of his return to the Boston area (NY Post)
  • Dave Shapiro ponders if the time has come for Brett Howden to ply his trade in the insurance capital of the world (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • George Ruggiero argues that the Rangers should look to move Chris Kreider sooner rather than later (Blue Line Station)
  • Nicholas Zararis thinks that the team needs to add more pieces to their next “core” before being ready to compete again (Blue Line Station)
  • Reminiscing on the end of an era in New York, only one year after another era of dominance was set to begin (The Hockey Writers)
  • Jordan Goldberg writes a 10-step plan for the Blueshirts to follow during their rebuild (The Hockey Writers)/

Around the NHL:

  • In an interview translated from Swedish, former Buffalo Sabres’ forward feels at piece with his decision to walk away from the Sabres’ organization and retire (TSN)
  • Mark Spector highlights how Jesse Puljujarvi and the Edmonton Oilers are in an awkward position as trade rumors surround their young forward (Sportsnet)
  • Jared Clinton argues that an inflated view of how good they are due to a playoff appearance two springs ago is clouding the Oilers vision (The Hockey News)/