Bantering Points: 2/2/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Rory Boylen breaks down the trade that saw forwards Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann move from the Florida Panthers to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Derick Brassard, Riley Sheahan, and three draft picks (Sportsnet)
  • Calgary Flames’ forward Johnny Gaudreau, New York Islanders’ goaltender Robin Lehner, and Philadelphia Flyers’ goaltender Carter Hart were named as the league’s Three Stars of the month for January (TSN)
  • James O’Brien relays word that Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward Evgeni Malkin will be out on a day-to-day basis after dropping the gloves with Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos (NBC Sports)
  • Scott Matla reports that the Montreal Canadiens recalled goaltender Michael McNiven from and reassigned defenseman Karl Alzner to AHL Laval (Eyes On The Prize)/