Bantering Points: 10/5/20

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks reports that the Rangers are undecided as to whether or not they’ll extend Ryan Strome a qualifying offer (NY Post)
  • Brooks also offers his take on where former franchise netminder Henrik Lundqvist could end up, with the Washingtion Capitals emerging as a potential suitor (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson heard from Jeff Gorton about the possibility of selecting Alexis Lafreniere first overall tomorrow night (Newsday)
  • Rachel Nones writes that Jacob Trouba still has time to prove that the Rangers wouldn’t have been better off lighting $8,000,000 on fire last season rather than paying Trouba that much to play for them (The Hockey Writers)
  • Steve Paulus ponders how much Alexander Georgiev’s next contract should be worth (Blue Line Station)
  • Jason Katinas gives his opinion on the team’s salary cap situation (Blue Line Station)
  • Jim Bay relays word that Lias Andersson has been suspended for five SHL games following an illegal hit to the head in his most recent game (Empire Sports Media)/

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