Bantering Points: 11/18/20

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mollie Walker relays word that Washington Capitals’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will return to Broadway in some capacity upon the conclusion of his playing career (NY Post)
  • Sean Hartnett graded the Reverse Retro jerseys for all three local teams (WFAN)
  • Frank Curto offers his take on the return of Lady Liberty to the Blueshirts’ kit (Empire Sports Media)
  • Tom Castro lists the three worst contracts on the Rangers’ books for the upcoming season (The Hockey Writers)
  • Reminiscing on one of the great, forgotten Blueshirts teams, the 1971-72 edition (The Hockey Writers)
  • Rick Carpiniello an$wered que$tion$ concerning New York’$ rebuild (The Athletic)/

Around the NHL:

  • Travis Yost details how the very thing that made the Montreal Canadiens effective in the offensive zone was their defensive downfall last season (TSN)
  • The league has asked players to defer an additional 13% of their salaries for the 2020-21 campaign after already agreeing to defer 10% (Sportsnet)
  • James O’Brien reports that the Florida Panthers have hired Brett Peterson as the NHL’s first Black assistant general manager (NBC Sports)/