Bantering Points: 11/19/23

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: NYR 5, NJD 3 (5:01 video via

Game Recap: The Blueshirts continued their winning ways on the back of multi goal efforts from Jimmy Vesey and Artemiy Panarin to spark a third period comeback (CBS)

Larry Brooks sees last night’s victory over New Jersey as an indication that this season will be different from the one that saw the Rangers attempt to chase down the Devils in the standings last year (NY Post)

Mollie Walker relays word that Adam Fox has once again begun skating as the November 29th date of him being eligible to be activated off of LTIR draws closer (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from New York’s latest victory in the Hudson River Rivalry (LoHud)

Brendan Azoff notes that last night’s game was the first in a string of seven consecutive games that will see an uptick in intensity among New York’s opponents (The Hockey Writers)

Jesse Courville-Lynch points to Calgary’s Nazem Kadri as a player that could be a meaningful addition to the team’s forward corps at the moment (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

Elliotte Friedman reports that although the Toronto Maple Leafs touched base with Patrick Kane’s representatives, it remains unlikely that Kane signs in Toronto (Sportsnet)

Boston Bruins’ forward Milan Lucic will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team after an alleged domestic violence incident (NBC Sports)

Phil Hecken sees that just one day after the Seattle Kraken’s 2024 Winter Classic uniform was leaked, it appears that the Vegas Golden Knights’ uniform for the game was leaked on Saturday’s All Elite Wrestling pay per view show (Uni Watch)