Bantering Points: 11/16/23

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker relays word that Ryan Lindgren was on the ice for practice on Wednesday after being on the receiving end of an ugly boarding penalty on Sunday (NY Post)

Walker also points out the pros and cons of the team’s coincidental “bye” week it is currently in the midst of (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano offers five thoughts, one for every day the Blueshirts have between games, on the current state of the team (LoHud)

Brian Abate details how Alexis Lafreniere’s hot start to the season has done plenty to silence his critics (The Hockey Writers)

Tom Castro points to Filip Chytil’s latest concussion as something to be concerned with even as the Blueshirts have roared out of the gate (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

Sam Cosentino takes an early look at how the 2024 NHL Entry Draft is shaping up as contenders and cellar dwellers begin to establish themselves (Sportsnet)

The Columbus Blue Jackets waived defenseman Emil Bemstrom (TSN)

The Los Angeles Kings will be the home team for a pair of pre-season games in Quebec City in October 2024 (ESPN)