Bantering Points: 3/2/17

News and notes for Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

For the first time in nearly four months, the New York Rangers are back in the City of Champions to take on the Boston Bruins. With the Bruins in the thick of the playoff race, tonight's game should serve as another test for New York to measure themselves with, as new acquisition Brendan Smith will play his first game as a Ranger tonight. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Mackenzie Liddle compiles the best moments from yesterday's trade deadline coverage (Puck Daddy)
  • Sean McIndoe brands the winners and losers after all of the dust from yesterday's trades settled (Sportsnet)
  • Scott Cullen analyzes the moves that went down around the league yesterday (TSN)
  • James O'Brien relays a humorous fan moment from last night's Carolina Hurricanes-Tampa Bay Lightning meeting (NBC Sports)
  • Jared Clinton names five players who were shipped out at a trade deadline in the past, only to return to their old team in free agency (The Hockey News)/