Bantering Points: 11/18/23

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker notes that even as both the Rangers and New Jersey Devils are fighting through a laundry list of injuries at the moment, tonight’s meeting between the two teams is still one to be amped up about (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano previews the first meeting between New York and New Jersey since these two teams met in the opening round of the playoffs last spring (LoHud)

Lucas Standel lists three right wingers the Blueshirts could opt to trade for now that the door on a reunion with Patrick Kane appears to have been closed (The Hockey Writers)

Johnny Lazarus caught up with former Ranger Cristoval Nieves about the goings on of his life since retiring from pro hockey (The Hockey News)

Around the NHL:

The Florida Panthers welcomed defenseman Aaron Ekblad and Brandon Montour back to their lineup prior to last night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks as both players made their season debut (Sportsnet)

Colin McCarthy reports that the Boston Bruins waived forward Patrick Brown (