Bantering Points: 12/24/16

News and Notes for Saturday, December 24th, 2016

The Rangers got blown out by the Minnesota Wild in their final game before the Christmas break last night. Fortunately, the team doesn't play again until next Tuesday against the Ottawa Senators, so New York will have enough time to regroup. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Chris Johnston discusses how the Toronto Maple Leafs embraced Auston Matthews' homecoming to Arizona (Sportsnet)
  • Josh Cooper lists the top 10 jersey fouls in hockey from 2016 (Puck Daddy)
  • Mike Halford reports that former NHLer Steve Downie went on a rant against Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett and how he runs the organization (NBC Sports)/