Bantering Points: 3/14/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker points to strong play from depth players and goalies as the keys to the Blueshirts recent string of victories (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson writes that with Igor Shesterkin’s recent play and the improved team defense in front of room, the Rangers are among the NHL’s elite (Newsday)

Lucas Standel broke down New York’s schedule from Tuesday through the end of the month and the challenges the team will face over the next two and a half weeks (The Hockey Writers)

Peter Baugh detailed Braden $chneider’$ journey from hi$ bantam day$, to hi$ time with WHL Brandon, all the way through to hi$ arrival on Broadway (The Athletic)

Sasha Kandrach caught up with Jack Roslovic and Chad Ruwedel to discusses their early days since being traded to New York last week (Official Team Site)

Around the NHL:

Justin Bourne examines the state of the Eastern Conference playoff race (Sportsnet)

The Toronto Maple Leafs agreed to a two year, $2.7 million contract extension with forward Bobby McCann (TSN)

Austin Nivison gives his power rankings of the current league landscape (CBS Sports)