Bantering Points: 3/24/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: NYR 4*, FLA 3 (5:07 video via

Game Recap: A back and forth affair for Eastern Conference supremacy need 65:00 of hockey plus  shootout to decide a winner, and the Rangers edged out the Panthers to salvage a game out of the season series (CBS)

Mollie Walker details why Peter Laviolette opted to sit Will Cuylle as a healthy scratch for last night’s victory (NY Post)

Brian Abate credits Zac Jones for making the most out of the less than ideal circumstances that led to his return to the lineup (The Hockey Writers)

Peter Baugh $aw Artemiy Panarin’$ two effort during regulation plu$ netting the $hootout winner a$ the late$t effort in the $uper$tar’$ be$t $ea$on of hi$ career (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

After being healthy scratched for two consecutive games, Philadelphia Flyers’ captain Sean Couturier returned to the lineup for his team’s 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins (ESPN)

Elliotte Friedman reports that the NCAA and CHL could enter into an agreement allowing players to retain NCAA eligibility even after playing in the CHL (Sportsnet)

Ryan Kennedy and Michael Traikos discuss whether Houston or Utah could be the relocation destination should the Arizona Coyotes fail to secure a long term arena solution (The Hockey News)