Bantering Points: 12/29/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis relays word that Kevin Shattenkirk, Cody McLeod, and Jesper Fast are all possibilities for tonight’s game in Nashville (NY Post)
  • Larry Brooks notes that after his demotion to AHL Hartford , Lias Andersson will be able to get more ice time (NY Post)
  • Pat Keogh examines the possibility of trading Mika Zibanejad (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Jennifer Moglia previews the holes Jeff Gorton might need to fill with new players before the beginning of next season (Blue Line Station)
  • Nicholas Zararis offers his take on Lias Andersson’s demotion back to the AHL (Blue Line Station)
  • The latest update on Nico Gross, Vitali Kravtsov, and the rest of the Blueshirts’ prospects at the World Junior Championships (Official Team Site)
  • Michael Obernauer previews tonight’s game against the Nashville Predators (Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • Mike Johnston relays word that Dallas Stars’ CEO Jim Lites isn’t happy with the performance of Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn (Sportsnet)
  • Travis Yost predicts that citizens from all parts of Canada will have somebody to root for when the playoffs arrive (TSN)
  • Jared Clinton lists the top 10 players of 2018 (The Hockey News)/