Bantering Points: 12/6/23

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: OTT 6, NYR 2 (5:02 video via

Game Recap: For as dominant as the Rangers have been this season, the alarming trend of struggling with lesser teams continued last night as they were blown out by a previously 30th-ranked Senators squad (CBS)

Mollie Walker relays word that Barclay Goodrow was forced out of last night’s game after taking a puck to the face (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson chatted with Jonny Brodzinski about his years of toiling away in the minors and the rare recall that have led to him getting an opportunity to carve out a full time NHL role this year (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from New York’s sloppy defeat (LoHud)

Around the NHL:

The 2024 NHL Entry Draft will be held at The Sphere in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will be the final draft the league holds before decentralizing the process (NBC Sports)

The league is hoping to have a four team, in-season tournament featuring Canada, the United States, Sweden, and Finland in the back half of the 2024-25 campaign (Sportsnet)