Bantering Points: 3/22/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks discusses how Chris Kreider has become an essential part of New York’s recent success (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson notes that in spite of today’s game being the team’s 74th, Lias Andersson will not be making his NHL debut (Newsday)
  • Chris Nichols passes along word that after his trade deadline fire sale, Jeff Gorton isn’t done wheeling and dealing (FanRag)
  • Dave Shapiro examines the odds of the Rangers winning the 1st overall selection in the Entry Draft (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Nicholas Zararis lists five ways the team can improve without outside help (Blue Line Station)
  • Frank Curto argues that Mika Zibanejad is playing the best hockey of his career right now (Elite Sports NY)
  • Brandon Spreckels thinks the time has come for residents of Rangerstown to fully embrace tanking (Elite Sports NY)/

Around the NHL:

  • With the push for the playoffs in full swing, starting goalies have little time to rest and recuperate, and it adversely affects them (TSN)
  • Chris Johnston relays five things we learned from the league’s general manager meetings (Sportsnet)
  • Jared Clinton reports that goaltender interference decisions will now be made in Toronto, rather than on the ice (The Hockey News)
  • Ryan Young saw that Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby scored a goal of the year candidate last night against the Montreal Canadiens (Puck Daddy)/