Bantering Points: 1/22/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis notes that Ryan Lindgren being recalled from the AHL after the All-Star break isn’t a guarantee (NY Post)
  • Dave Shapiro answered questions about the trade rumors with the Colorado Avalanche, the Hartford Wolfpack, and defensive lineup decisions (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Dominick Renna relays word that Mika Zibanejad was named the league’s second star of the week (Elite Sports NY)
  • Jack Loennecker lists the top fifteen Rangers’ forwards since 1972 (Elite Sports NY)
  • Jordan Goldberg argues that New York’s recent winning ways have made Kevin Hayes expendable (The Hockey Writers)
  • Nicholas Zarais goes down the “I’m all for fancy stats, but” road to prove Adam McQuaid’s value to the Blueshirts (Blue Line Station)
  • Zararis also handed out mid-season awards to the team (Blue Line Station)
  • Prospect Report: Morgan Barron, Vitali Kravtsov, and K’Andre Miller were named organization’s three stars of the week among prospects (Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • Joey Alfieri reports that the Carolina Hurricanes agreed to a five year, $27 million contract with forward Teuvo Teravainen (NBC Sports)
  • Jeff Chapman notes that the Edmonton Oilers placed forwards Ryan Spooner and Ty Rattie on waivers (Copper and Blue)
  • Rory Boylen lists four general managers to keep an eye on as the trade deadline inches closer (Sportsnet)
  • Travis Yost examines the relationship between Jack Adams Award winners and their team’s on-ice save percentage (TSN)/