Bantering Points: 3/31/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: TB 7, NYR 3 (Video via
  • Brian Heyman recaps the action from last night’s defeat at Madison Square Garden (Newsday)
  • Karly Redpath argues that Jeff Gorton made the correct decision in trading J.T. Miller instead of Kevin Hayes (Blue Line Station)
  • Steve Paulus relayed an update on the team’s draft odds prior to last night’s action (Blue Line Station)
  • Frank Curto uploaded the video tribute the Rangers have to Ryan McDonagh, J.T. Miller, and Dan Girardi during last night’s game (Elite Sports NY)
  • Neal Purcell wonders if Ryan Spooner will be able to raise ceiling with the Blueshirts (Elite Sports NY)
  • Dave Rogers argues that draft picks gained from trading Mats Zuccarello would be more valuable to New York than the player himself (The Hockey Writers)/

Around the NHL:

  • Chris Nichols discussed what Bob McKenzie thought about the chances of the New York Islanders chances of retaining forward John Tavares are (FanRag)
  • Adam Gretz argues that the Edmonton Oilers are robbing Connor McDavid of what should be a Hart-trophy winning season (NBC Sports)
  • Dimitri Filipovic reminisces on some of last year’s lucky shooters and how they’ve fared this year (Sportsnet)/