Bantering Points: 10/11/20

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Steve Serby chatted with Alexis Lafreniere for the first time as a New York Ranger (NY Post)
  • Larry Brooks offers his musings on possible realignment in a shortened season, the 1998 edition of goalie musical chairs, and more (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson discusses Farmingville, NY native Keith Kinkaid’s decision to come home and play for the Rangers (Newsday)
  • Tom Castro points out the one attribute the Blueshirts consistently targeted throughout the 2020 Entry Draft (The Hockey Writers)
  • Steve Paulus takes a look at the Rangers’ reshaping of their AHL team in Hartford (Blue Line Station)
  • Rick Carpiniello di$cu$$e$ why the organization couldn’t afford to pay Je$per Fa$t the $ame contract he received from the Carolina Hurricane$ (The Athletic)/

Around the NHL:

  • Dave Melton reports that the Chicago Blackhawks traded Brandon Saad and Dennis Gilbert to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Nikita Zadorov and Anton Lindholm (Second City Hockey)
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired forward Joey Anderson from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Andreas Johnsson (Pension Plan Puppets)
  • In addition to four Blueshirts’ players, 22 other players across the league filed for salary arbitration (TSN)
  • Alex Pietrangelo is set to visit the Vegas Golden Knights in the wake of St Louis’ decision to sign Torey Krug instead of him (Sportsnet)/