Bantering Points: 10/23/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Neil Best discovered that all MSG personnel, including the Rangers, have been ordered not to make future appearances on WFAN in response to comments made by one of Mike Francesa’s (utter failures of) replacements, Maggie Gray (Newsday)
  • Colin Stephenson heard that David Quinn wants his team to do the little things on offense (Newsday)
  • Larry Brooks relays word that Filip Chytil’s failure to make frequent dents on the score sheet hasn’t dissuaded Jeff Gorton about his NHL future (NY Post)
  • Brooks also cited Mats Zuccarello as the epitome of New York’s early season struggles (NY Post)
  • Jess Rubenstein delivered another prospect update, with bits on Riley Hughes, Morgan Barron, and more (Blueshirt Bulletin)
  • Dominick Renna named Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad, and Neal Pionk the team’s three stars of the week (Elite Sports NY)
  • Nicholas Zararis examines the downsides of going through a rebuild (Blue Line Station)
  • Zararis also dove into the method behind the madness of David Quinn’s constant line juggling (Blue Line Station)
  • Michael Obernauer previews tonight’s contest againt the Florida Panthers (Official Team Site)
  • Media Availability: David Quinn,(8:09) Kevin Shattenkirk,(2:18) and Mika Zibanejad (4:01) (Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • Mark Spector suggests that hockey fans everywhere should relish every head-to-head clash between Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid (Sportsnet)
  • Columbus Blue Jackets’ defenseman Seth Jones is set to make his season debut against the Arizona Coyotes tonight (TSN)
  • Jared Clinton examines which eligible players will be sticking around beyond nine games of their entry level contract (The Hockey News)/