Bantering Points: 2/20/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Andrew Crane points to the two late power play goals the Blueshirts scored in the Stadium Series as a possible break through moment for that unit to get back on track (NY Post)

Crane also sees the Rangers’ come from behind victory at MetLife Stadium as the latest example of this particular team’s “never say die” attitude (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano heard from various members of the team about the experience playing in a packed football stadium compared to the usual amenities of Madison Square Garden (LoHud)

Jesse Courville-Lynch discusses the rumored interest the Rangers have in Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Scott Laughton (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

The Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild played the most chaotic game of the 2023-24 campaign as three separate players recorded hat tricks and Minnesota rallied from a 5-2 deficit to eventually win by a final score of 10-7 (TSN)

Auston Matthews, (TOR) Connor McDavid, (EDM) and Matthew Tkachuk (FLA) were named the league’s three stars of the week (Sportsnet)