Bantering Points: 10/28/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis discusses how in spite of a putrid offense in front of him, Henrik Lundqvist has done his best to keep New York competitive (NY Post)
  • Larry Brooks reflected on the Rangers’ rebuild from the 1970’s and how it relates to the team’s current predicament (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson relays word that David Quinn’s latest attempt to fix his squad’s scoring woes have resulted in Filip Chytil centering Cody McLeod (Newsday)
  • Dominick Renna offers his take on the Blueshirts’ latest combinations (Elite Sports NY)
  • Tom Castro believes that a summer of hard training and guidance from David Quinn has led to a renaissance for Brendan Smith ^Jack’s Recommended Read of the Day^ (The Hockey Writers)
  • Dave Shapiro answered questions about the team’s pending Group VI UFA’s the Hartford Wolfpack’s defensive pairs (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Sam Prevot juxtaposes Brady Skjei with the rest of the top defenseman throughout the Metropolitan Division (Blue Line Station)
  • Steve Paulus thinks that Adam McQuaid’s injury could allow Tony DeAngelo a chance to establish himself (Blue Line Station)
  • Jennifer Moglia argues that David Quin’s “accountability” should extend to Marc Staal (Blue Line Station)
  • Jess Rubenstein delivers a prospect update, with bits on K’Andre Miller, Adam Huska, and more (Blueshirt Bulletin)/

Around the NHL:

  • Scott Billeck ponders if the Colorado Avalanche’s top line of Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen, and Gabriel Landeskog have established themselves as the league’s best (NBC Sports)
  • John Shannon reminisced on the impact the late John Ziegler’s presidency had on hockey in Canada (Sportsnet)
  • Los Angeles Kings’ goaltender Jonathan Quick has been injured, and Peter Budaj was recalled from AHL Ontario to fill the void (TSN)/