Bantering Points: 10/4/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Around the NHL:

  • James O’Brien recaps the action from the first night of the 2018-19 season (NBC Sports)
  • Wayne Scanlan hears that the Ottawa Senators’ young players are hoping they can distract the fans from the circus surrounding their organization (Sportsnet)
  • Frank Seravalli passes along word that Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson has been suspended 20 games following an illegal hit during pre-season action against the St. Louis Blues (TSN)
  • Jared Clinton argues that the Buffalo Sabres picked the right time to anoint Jack Eichel as the team’s captain (The Hockey News)/