Bantering Points: 3/30/31

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mollie Walker discusses how K’Andre Miller has rocketed up the depth chart from raining camp question mark to lineup mainstay (NY Post)
  • Walker also notes that even with Brendan Lemieux’s departure creating a lineup spot, Vitali Kravtsov may not be ready to crack the lineup quite yet (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson writes that the forward logjam is a good problem to have in this case, as it’s due to how well Colin Blackwell and Kevin Rooney have played (Newsday)
  • Rachel Nones talks about the success some of New York’s younger players have had in their NHL debuts this season (The Hockey Writers)
  • Adam Naclerio believes that a Ryan Strome<—>Anthony Cirelli swap would make sense for both the Blueshirts and the Tampa Bay Lightning (The Hockey Writers)
  • Rick Carpiniello chatted with Brian Leetch about Adam Fox’$ emergence a$ an elite defen$eman (The Athletic)/

Around the NHL:

  • Eamon Smith recapped the Buffalo Sabres’ 18th consecutive defeat, a game in which the team watched a 3-0 lead after two periods turn into a 4-3 overtime defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers (Broad Street Hockey)
  • Elliotte Friedman authors another edition of 31 Thoughts (Sportsnet)
  • James O’Brien examines the impact of Florida Panthers’ defenseman Aaron Ekblad’s season ending injury (NBC Sports)
  • The Ottawa Senators acquired forward Mike Amadio from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for defenseman Christian Wolanin (TSN)/