Bantering Points: 10/25/23

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: NYR 3, CGY 1 (5:01 video via

Game Recap: For the first time this season, the Blueshirts strung together back to back well played games in all facets as they improved to 2-0-0 on the road trip (CBS)

Mollie Walker points to the team’s early season improvement at the faceoff dot as an achievement some fans have long been clamoring for (NY Post)

Walker also credited assistant coach Michael Peca as the main driver of New York’s newly found faceoff prowess  (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from the Blueshirts’ victory in Calgary (LoHud)

Brian Abate points to a need for more consistent performances on special teams and defense if the Rangers want to continue their winning ways (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

After the league’s “Frozen Frenzy” saw all 32 teams in action yesterday, only the Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, and Vegas Golden Knights remain undefeated (Sportsnet)

The NHL announced it will being rescinding the ban on Pride tape and other similar items, along players to express their support of social causes via hockey tape or other similar methods (NBC Sports)

Gary Bettman upheld the four game suspension for charging that was handed down to Calgary Flames’ defenseman Rasmus Andersson (TSN)