Bantering Points: 12/9/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: NYR 5, VGK 0 (5:02 video via
  • Game Recap: A Herculean effort from Alexandar Georgiev started the Blueshirts’ west coast road trip with a bang en route to a blowout victory (CBS)
  • Brett Cyrgalis hears that David Quinn thinks his goaltender pulled a rabbit out of his hat with his effort in the Sin City (NY Post)
  • Steve Paulus ponders if Quinn is capable of coaching a team that lacks a plethora of his preferred style of players (Blue Line Station)
  • Paulus also delivered an update on the organization’s NCAA prospects, including Morgan Barron, Eric Ciccolini, and more (Blue Line Station)
  • Andrew Steele-Davis believes that this road trip could make or break the Rangers’ season (Blue Line Station)/

Around the NHL:

  • Sonny Sachdeva goes in-depth on how the “Teddy Bear Toss” has become one of the most beloved traditions across all levels of minor hockey (Sportsnet)
  • Anaheim Ducks’ forward Nick Ritchie will miss the next 6-10 weeks after spraining his MCL on Friday (TSN)
  • Jared Clinton takes a look at the league’s best players during 3-on-3 overtime (The Hockey News)
  • Dan Rosen details how Carolina Hurricanes’ forward Andrei Svechnikov has taken major leaps, both on the ice and off of it, during his second NHL season (