Bantering Points: 12/8/17

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Joey Alfieri reports that New Jersey Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy has agreed to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death to assist in research of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (NBC Sports)
  • Frank Seravalli relays word of the NHL’s decision to welcome Seattle to the league’s expansion process (TSN)
  • Mark Spector goes in-depth on Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk and how he’s developing into one of the league’s premier agitators (Sportsnet)
  • Tom Dundon has agreed to buy a 52% stake in the Carolina Hurricanes with a promise to keep the franchise in Raleigh (Canes Country)
  • Ryan Kennedy compares Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson with the bad guy of every 1980’s teen movie (The Hockey News)/