Bantering Points: 4/3/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mark Cannizarro saw David Quinn’s decision to sit Pavel Buchnevich as the only thing stopping Buchnevich from continuing his torrid pace (NY Post)
  • Cannizarro also notes that due to the different paths they seem to be taking, Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers may not be long for each other (NY Post)
  • Sean Hartnett believes that in spite of underwhelming boxcar statistics, nobody should be worrying about Filip Chytil (WFAN)
  • Dave Shapiro offers his take on the Adam Fox situation (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Jack Loennecker suggests that the Rangers must pursue Artemi Panarin without destroying their salary cap situation (Elite Sports NY)/

Around the NHL:

  • Elliotte Friedman authored another edition of 31 Thoughts (Sportsnet)
  • Of teams still in playoff contention, Winnipeg Jets’ forward Kevin Hayes has been the most successful trade deadline acquisition (TSN)
  • Travis Yost breaks down how the Ryan O’Reilly trade has become increasingly lopsided in favor of the St. Louis Blues (Buffalo News)
  • Scott Billeck relays word that Washington Capitals’ defenseman Michael Kempny will be out for the length of his team’s playoff run in the wake of a torn hamstring (NBC Sports)/