Bantering Points: 3/15/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: TBL 6, NYR 3 (4:59 video via

Game Recap: It was déjà vu for the Blueshirts as the team jumped out to a 2-0 lead over the Lightning, but were unable to seal the deal as Tampa Bay came back with a four goal third period to secure the victory (CBS)

Mollie Walker heard from Adam Fox about his knack for scoring game-winning goals and his experience getting booed whenever the Rangers play in Calgary or Carolina (NY Post)

Walker also pointed out how Zac Jones has made good of Peter Laviolette’s recent praise with strong play since drawing back into the lineup (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson chatted with Mika Zibanejad about his desire to be more aggressive at 5-on-5 (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from New York’s defeat at Amalie Arena (LoHud)

Around the NHL:

Chris Johnston reports that the league and the Players Association reached a settlement regarding the Chicago Blackhawks’ early season contract termination of Corey Perry (TSN)

Elliotte Friedman authors an abbreviated version of 32 Thoughts (Sportsnet)

The latest attempt for the Arizona Coyotes to secure a permanent home is beginning to take shape, as the team is set to bid on a plot of land in Phoenix later in the year (ESPN)