Bantering Points: 10/21/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Greg Joyce thinks after bouncing around the lineup for two weeks, Jesper Fast has found a permanent spot (NY Post)
  • Joyce also relayed word that David Quinn yelled at his team’s power play units during yesterday’s practice (NY Post)
  • Anthony Rieber notes that Adam McQuaid is likely to draw into the lineup tonight if Frederik Claesson isn’t ready to play (Newsday)
  • Dave Shapiro recapped the Hartford Wolfpack’s 4-3 victory over the Belleville Senators from Friday (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Danny Jones examines how K’Andre Miller stacks up with some of the NHL’s most prominent, young defenseman who played in the NCAA (Blue Line Station)
  • Tom Castro ponders if the current group of Blueshirts’ skaters is the right one for David Quinn to lead (The Hockey Writers)
  • Michael Obernauer previews tonight’s game against the Calgary Flames (Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • A hot start to his third NHL season has vaulted Toronto Maple Leafs’ forward Auston Matthews into the conversation as the league’s best player (NBC Sports)
  • The second best goaltender in Nashville will be sidelined for the foreseeable future, as the Predators placed reigning Vezina trophy winner Pekka Rinne on injured reserve (TSN)
  • Emily Sadler believes that the Los Angeles Kings are already under pressure, following a stretch of six losses in eight games to open the season (Sportsnet)/