Bantering Points: 12/9/17

Here today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Stephen Wyno highlights the fact that goal scoring is up 12% around the NHL, with the league’s crackdown on slashing and a wave of youthful talent being the main contributors (NBC Sports)
  • Al The Octopus, Chris Chelios’ locker, and various other bits of history from Joe Louis Arena are being auctioned off from today through December 16th (Detroit Free Press)
  • Ottawa Senators’ franchise pillar Alexei Yashin is set to join former Rangers Wade Redden, Brendan Bell, Alexandre Daigle, and Todd White for the team’s Centennial Classic Alumni game (TSN)
  • Sonny Sachdeva passes along word that the NHL is optimistic about implementing player-tracking technology by 2019 (Sportsnet)/