Bantering Points: 3/26/22

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: NYR 5, PIT 1 (5:03 video via
  • Game Recap: A three goal outburst in the game’s opening minutes would be enough to carry the Rangers to victory in a statement game against a likely playoff opponent (CBS)
  • Mollie Walker sees that the presence of Andrew Copp and Tyler Motte on the penalty kill has been a shot in the arm for Gerard Gallant’s squad thus far (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson notes that while some questioned the decision to bump Alexis Lafreniere down to the third line, the decision resulted in Lafreniere opening the scoring (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from last night’s victory (LoHud)/

Around the NHL:

  • James O’Brien recaps the action from around the league last night (NBC Sports)
  • After being the subject of trade rumors leading up to the deadline, Calgary Flames’ forward Sean Monahan sat as a healthy scratch for last night’s victory over the Arizona Coyotes (Sportsnet)/