Bantering Points: 11/6/17

The Rangers will look to extend their winning steak to four games as they host the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight. Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Gare Joyce discusses how Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos has evolved his game and become on of the league’s best playmakers (Sportsnet)
  • Scott Cullen analyzes the blockbuster trades that sent Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators, Kyle Turris to the Nashville Predators, and a boatload of future assets to the Colorado Avalanche (TSN)
  • Fans of the Avalanche, the Predators, and the Senators reacted to the trades accordingly (SB Nation Blogs)
  • Former Seattle Thunderbird Matthew Barzal set a franchise record for the New York Islanders, becoming the first rookie to notch five assists in a single game (NBC Sports)
  • Craig Morgan highlights how injuries are finally starting to catch up to the Vegas Golden Knights (FanRag)/