Bantering Points: 3/29/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: NYR 3*, COL 2 (5:04 video via

Game Recap: Igor Shesterkin stood tall as the Avalanche came at the Rangers in wave after wave, but the two teams played to a draw after 65:00 of hockey before Shesterkin out dueled his former understudy Alexandar Georgiev in the shootout to earn the extra point (CBS)

Mollie Walker notes that Ryan Lindgren logged over 20 minutes in his return to the lineup that came much sooner than it initially looked like he’d be able to (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson points out how even if residents of Rangerstown didn’t expect Lindgren to return to the lineup this quickly, it didn’t come as a shock to those around the team (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from New York’s victory in Denver (LoHud)

Tom Castro looks back on the Rangers’ history of success at finding future NHLer’s in the 4th round of the annual Entry Draft (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

The KHL contract of Philadelphia Flyers’ goaltender Ivan Fedotov has been terminated, leaving Fedotov free to come to the NHL (TSN)

Jason Bukala ranks the top 50 prospects in the 2024 draft class (Sportsnet)

The Nashville Predators fell to the Arizona Coyotes by an 8-4 margin as the team’s 18 game point streak (16-0-2) came to an end (ESPN)