Bantering Points: 11/3/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks discusses how Brett Howden has gone from an afterthought in the Ryan McDonagh trade to one of New York’s better players through one month (NY Post)
  • Brett Cyrgalis relays word that Lias Andersson has ad an impressive start to the season in Hartford (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson notes that following a four game road trip with 0 ROW’s, David Quinn’s group has a lot to work on (Newsday)
  • Dave Shapiro dove into the numbers behind Pavel Buchnevich’s start of the season (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Karly Redpath list’s the team’s top five plays of October (Blue Line Station)
  • David Bruce examines the areas that David Quinn will need to improve upon moving forward (Blue Line Station)
  • Frank Curto highlights the recent road trip as an example of the Rangers learning how to win (Elite Sports NY)
  • Jason Bisnoff reflects on how the Blueshirts got to where are they are today, starting from the 2005 lockout (Elite Sports NY)
  • Brandon Cohen argues that in spite of sitting for Cody McLeod, Pavel Buchnevich isn’t sitting for Cody McLeod (Blueshirts Breakaway)
  • Jess Rubenstein delivers a prospect update, with bits on K’Andre Miller, Riley Hughes, and more (Blueshirt Bulletin)/

Around the NHL:

  • James O’Brien reports that the Tampa Bay Lightning have agreed to a six year, $30.996 million contract extension with forward Yanni Gourde (NBC Sports)
  • Rick Westhead hears that the league is closing in on a settlement with a group of former players suing the NHL over their negligence with regards to concussions (TSN)
  • The Edmonton Oilers have returned defenseman Evan Bouchard, the 10th overall selection in last June’s draft, to OHL London (Sportsnet)/