Bantering Points: 3/21/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks sees John Gilmour’s recent recall as a chance for both the player and team to showcase one to the other (NY Post)
  • Sean Hartnett highlights Ryan Strome’s play as a rare bright spot of the Rangers’ recent run of games (WFAN)
  • Rick Carpiniello examine$ how the Blue$hirt$ can approach the final nine game$ of their 2018-19 campaign (The Athletic)
  • Dave Shapiro lists five things he’d like to see from the Rangers as they go through the motions for the next two weeks (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • George Ruggiero lists three goals for the team to achieve before going gently into that good night (Blue Line Station)
  • Steve Paulus lists ten of the organization’s prospects that could crack next season’s roster (Blue Line Station)
  • Frank Curto notes that during Tuesday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings, Henrik Lundqvist eclipsed 50,000 minutes in the Blueshirts’ crease (Elite Sports NY)
  • Curto also examined the team’s options vis a vis tanking or playing hard down the stretch (Elite Sports NY)
  • Pasi Tuominen chatted with Lauri Pajuniemi to discuss the year he’s had since being drafted, his connections on the current roster, and more (Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • Sean Leahy relays the results of the NHLPA’s player poll (NBC Sports)
  • Elliotte Friedman authors another edition of 31 Thoughts (Sportsnet)
  • Not that this is news to anyone, but Washington Capitals’ forward Alex Ovechkin is far and away the best goal scorer of this generation, and the numbers bear that out (TSN)
  • Jared Clinton ponders whether or not Vancouver Canucks’ forward Elias Pettersson can become the first unanimous rookie of the year since Teemu Selanne’s legendary 1992-93 campaign (The Hockey News)/