Bantering Points: 11/25/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis sees that after their rough start to the season, Jacob Trouba and Brady Skjei have finally been reunited as a defense pairing (NY Post)
  • Cyrgalis also notes that Chris Kreider’s value to the Blueshirts is obvious to see when he’s on his game (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson relays word from David Quinn praising Brendan Lemieux’s gutsy effort in Montreal (Newsday)
  • Andrew Steele-Davis writes that even after four of the worst periods of their season, the Rangers made their road trip a meaningful one by the time they flew back from Canada (Blue Line Station)
  • Curtis Jetter offers 21 thoughts on New York’s first 21 games (Blue Line Station)
  • Steve Paulus ponders if Lemieux’s play on Saturday put him on the organizational map for bigger things moving forward (Blue Line Station)/

Around the NHL:

  • St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended four games for cross checking Nashville Predators’ forward Viktor Arvidsson (TSN)
  • Bryan Bastin reports that Nashville Predators’ forward Viktor Arvidsson will miss four to six weeks after being violently cross checked by St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (On The Forecheck)
  • Gare Joyce hears from Bruce Bennett, a 45 year year veteran of NHL photography who happens to be responsible for the majority of the photographs you see on this very site (Sportsnet)/