Bantering Points: 3/27/20

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis hears how boredom has become something that NHL payers have been attempting to fight off during this pandemic (NY Post)
  • Larry Brooks argues that the coronavirus outbreak could help the Blueshirts retain Jesper Fast’s services beyond the 2019-20 campaign (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson reminisces on the 1939-40 Rangers’ squad that won the Stanley Cup (Newsday)
  • Stephenson also relayed the details of a conversation between Marc Staal, Jordan Staal Claude Giroux, and Sidney Crosby (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano discusses Igor Shesterkin’s debut season in North America (LoHud)
  • Jordan Deshane reflects upon Game 5 of the 2007 Eastern Conference Semifinals between New York and the Buffalo Sabres (The Hockey Writers)
  • Steve Paulus lists the five worst days in franchise history (Blue Line Station)/

Around the NHL:

  • Sean Leahy hears how players around the league are doing what they can to stay in shape amidst the closure of gyms and team facilities (NBC Sports)
  • Eric Francis comes at you with the hardest hitting Calgary Flames’ story you haven’t read yet (Sportsnet)
  • A member of the Colorado Avalanche tested positive for the coronavirus, and has already made a full recovery (TSN)/