Bantering Points: 10/16/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Adam Gretz reports that Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson has been suspended for two games for violently slamming and concussing Vancouver Canucks’ forward Elias Pettersson (NBC Sports)
  • Boston Bruins’ forward Patrice Bergeron, Toronto Maple Leafs’ defenseman Morgan Rielly, and Carolina Hurricanes’ forward Sebastian Aho have been named as the NHL’s Three Stars of the Week (TSN)
  • Connor McDavid, Matt Duchene, and retired NHL forward Riley Cote were among the athletes who offered their opinion on Canada’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana use throughout the country (TSN)
  • Sam McCaig listed every country that currently has active players in the NHL (The Hockey News)/