Bantering Points: 3/31/21

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Highlights: NYR 5, WSH 2 (4:53 video via
  • Game Recap: The Blueshirts fell behind early once again, but were able to stop the bleeding and successfully mount a comeback (CBS)
  • Larry Brooks discusses how Colin Blackwell’s strong play has put the Rangers in a position where they must balancing giving ice time to their best players or their younger ones (NY Post)
  • Mollie Walker writes that Kaapo Kakko appears to be settling in offensively on his new line featuring Artemiy Panarin and Ryan Strome (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson pointed out that David Quinn putting the team’s forward lines into the blender midway through yesterday’s game turned out to help the Rangers immensely (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from last night’s victory at Madison Square Garden (LoHud)
  • Brendan Azoff believes that Adam Fox has become New York’s latest superstar defenseman (The Hockey Writers)
  • Adam Naclerio examines the pipeline of defensive prospects behind the current crop of NHL defenders (The Hockey Writers)/

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