Bantering Points: 4/2/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Brett Cyrgalis muses that Jeff Gorton must make a decision on Alain Vigneault’s future sooner rather than later (NY Post)
  • Cyrgalis also noticed that Filip Chytil and Lias Andersson must adjust to the pace of the NHL (NY Post)
  • Justin Tasch believes that Marc Staal’s future on Broadway is up in the air once again (NY Daily News)
  • Dave Shapiro takes a look at New York’s center depth, or their complete and utter lack thereof (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Shapiro also answered questions regarding potentially moving up in the 2018 Entry Draft and where Filip Chytil would be selected if he were draft eligible this year (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Timothy Haggerty argues that shutting down Kevin Shattenkirk for the remainder of the season was the right move (Blue Line Station)/

Around the NHL:

  • The Nashville Predators moved closer to clinching the Presidents Trophy, as they went into Amalie Arena and defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 4-1 (TSN)
  • Jesse Morse reports that Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter suffered a broken fibula and is likely out 4-8 weeks (The Fantasy Doctors)
  • Ryan Lambert ponders whether or nor the Dallas Stars’ late season collapse should have been predictable (Puck Daddy)/