Bantering Points: 11/19/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Greg Joyce notes that the Rangers will look to get the most out of Ryan Strome after acquiring him from Edmonton (NY Post)
  • Larry Brooks suggests that Vladislav Namestnikov will serve as a prime example of David Quinn’s effectiveness behind the bench (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson recapped Ryan Strome’s first 24 hours as a Ranger (Newsday)
  • Dominick Renna argues that Chris Kreider has finally become the elite power forward fans have been clamoring for (Elite Sports NY)
  • Jack Loennecker sees Henrik Lundqvist’s tenure on Broadway as something of a Greek tragedy (Elite Sports NY)
  • Jess Rubenstein delivers another prospect update, with bits on K’Andre Miller, Adam Huska, and more (Blueshirt Bulletin)
  • Thomas Conroy assesses David Quinn’s curious player deployment as “tough love” for his younger players (The Hockey Writers)
  • Steve Paulus examines New York’s prospects of playoff hockey with the infamous Thanksgiving cutoff only three days away (Blue Line Station)/

Around the NHL:

  • Jon Lane lists five things to keep an eye on as the week progresses (
  • Mike Johnston relays word that the NHL is looking into the logistics of holding an outdoor game at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan (Sportsnet)
  • Sam McCaig names each team’s MVP as the hockey season reaches the 25% mark (The Hockey News)/