Bantering Points: 3/28/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis reports that Henrik Lundqvist is doing everything in his power to return to the team this week (NY Post)
  • Frank Curto argues that the organization’s letter to their fans officially commencing the rebuild did more harm than good (Elite Sports NY)
  • Drew McCaffrey sets expectations for Filip Chytil over the next week and a half (Blue Line Station)
  • David Bruce addresses Alexandar Georgiev and his future with the Rangers (Blue Line Station)
  • Steve Paulus examines what the Blueshirts’ could learn from the Philadelphia Flyers’ swift return to prominence (Blue Line Station)
  • Jess Rubenstein delivers another prospect update, with bits on Tim Gettinger, Libor Hajek, and more (Blueshirt Bulletin)
  • Anthony Caraturo reminisces on the team’s top five defensive pairings since the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals run (The Hockey Writers)
  • Thomas Conroy highlights how Henrik Lundqvist is still the face of the franchise in spite of the rebuild around him (The Hockey Writers)/

Around the NHL:

  • Adam Gretz saw that the Vegas Golden Knights have conceived an innovative method to preserving their home ice advantage in the playoffs (NBC Sports)
  • Andrew Bottomley lists six things we learned from recent NHL action (Sportsnet)
  • The full odds of each team’s chances at winning the NHL Draft Lottery and earning the #1 selection have been revealed (TSN)
  • Chris Nichols relays word that a flood of offer sheets could be coming sooner rather than later (FanRag)/