Bantering Points: 3/31/17

News and notes for Friday, March 31st, 2017

The Rangers are back in action tonight, as they're set to clash with the flightless birds from the city of steel, bridges, and awesome Fallout DLC. A loss tonight all but locks New York into the first Wild Card position, while a win could make the race for seeding a bit more interesting down the stretch. Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Peter O'Leary, a former executive for the Ottawa Senators, is suing team owner Eugene Melnyk for $1.55 Million over wrongful termination (Puck Daddy)
  • Joey Alfieri reports that longtime New Jersey Devil Patrik Elias has decided to retire after 1,240 games in the NHL (NBC Sports)
  • Rory Boylen saw that Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland remains ignorant to what his team must do in order to avoid languishing in mediocrity for the foreseeable future (Sportsnet)
  • Brian Costello ponders what a re-draft of last summer's Entry Draft would look like (The Hockey News)/