Bantering Points: 2/8/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • John Carroll Jr. believes that now that the market has been established by Auston Matthews, the New York Islanders should negotiate a contract with goaltender Robin Lehner accordingly (Empire Writes Back)
  • Travis Yost dives into Matthews’ contract and examines the nuances of it beyond the unusual length (TSN)
  • Wayne Scanlan relays word that even after a public commitment from Ottawa Senators’ owner Eugene Melnyk about spending money down the road, skepticism remains high around the Canadian Capital (Sportsnet)
  • James O’Brien saw that the Tampa Bay Lightning officially revealed their new alternate jersey (NBC Sports)/