Bantering Points: 10/29/17

New York’s third period rally fell short in Montreal last night, as they lost for the ninth time in twelve games this season. Alain Vigneault’s decision to ride the hot hand backfired, as Ondrej Pavelec gave up three first period goals en route to a 5-4 defeat. Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Emily Sadler passes along word of the prank Pittsburgh Penguins forward Ryan Reaves pulled on teammate Phil Kessel (Sportsnet)
  • The Arizona Coyotes acquired goaltender Scott Wedgewood from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a 5th Round Pick in the 2018 Entry Draft (TSN)
  • Cam Tucker reports that Peter Chiarelli has come to the same realization the rest of the hockey world did four months ago: Edmonton badly lost the the Jordan Eberle trade (NBC Sports)
  • Craig Morgan evaluates the options for players to get around the NHL’s transfer agreement with the CHL (FanRag)/