Bantering Points: 11/8/23

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: NYR 5, DET 3 (5:03 video via

Game Recap: The short handed Blueshirts once again ran out to a massive lead, but managed to hang on and win to avoid a second consecutive blown lead in  a defeat (CBS)

Larry Brooks notes that with all of the injuries that have mounted for New York’ the team will be in need of contributions up and down the lineup as the season marches on (NY Post)

Mollie Walker points to the plethora of five-on-five offense the Rangers were able to generate as a positive sign of their ability to rise to the occasion when necessary (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson heard from Kaapo Kakko in the wake of his demotion in the lineup (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from the Blueshirts’ latest victory (LoHud)

Brian Abate pinpoints Erik Gustafsson as one player that will need to step up in the absence of Adam Fox (The Hockey Writers)

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Around the NHL:

The Calgary Flames roared back from a 2-0 deficit to a secure a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators, and they did so with star forward Jonathan Huberdeau stapled to the bench for the third period (TSN)

The San Jose Sharks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 2-1 as David Quinn’s squad improved its record to 1-10-1 to open the season (Sportsnet)

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Jack Campbell was placed on waivers (ESPN)