Bantering Points: 11/30/17

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis hears that Ryan McDonagh must pass one more test in the hopes of returning to the lineup tomorrow night (NY Post)
  • Sean Hartnett argues that the Rangers can’t afford to keep having lackluster starts (CBS)
  • Alain Vigneault chatted with the sports pope on WFAN to discuss the parity the NHL is currently experiencing (CBS)
  • Nicholas Zararis makes five predictions for December (Blue Line Station)
  • George Ruggiero breaks down how the team’s even strength play his aided the penalty kill’s resurgence (Blue Line Station)
  • Dave Shapiro highlights how Nick Holden has been quietly effective and why he shouldn’t be lumped in with the likes of Marc Staal, Steven Kampfer, and Brendan Smith (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Jim Cerny shows how Tuesday night’s loss encompassed everything good and bad about the Blueshirts (Sporting News)
  • Drew Way and Greg Kaplan debate the decision to plug David Desharnais directly into Mika Zibanejad’s lineup spot (Blueshirts Breakaway)
  • Jess Rubenstein delivers a prospect update with bits on Adam Huska, Ty Ronning, and more (Blueshirt Bulletin)/

Around the NHL:

  • Josh Wegman relays word that Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty believes he and Erik Karlsson should make “quite a bit more” than P.K Subban currently does (The Score)
  • Scott Billeck announced that the Road To The Winter Classic will premiere on December 13th on NBCSN (NBC Sports)
  • Danny Webster reports that the Vegas Golden Knights signed defenseman Brayden McNabb to a four year, $10 Million contract extension (Knights On Ice)
  • Andrew Berkshire examines giveaways to determine who the most effective puck handlers are around the league (Sportsnet)
  • Minnesota Wild defenseman Kyle Quincey, St. Louis Blues defenseman Nate Prosser, and Chicago Blackhawks forward Jordin Tootoo were placed on waivers (TSN)/