Bantering Points: 4/7/19

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Sam McCaig examines how the non-playoff teams feel as they head into a summer without meaningful hockey for the next six months (The Hockey News)
  • Mike Johnston reports that the league is expected to hand down a lengthy suspension to former Los Angeles Kings’ defenseman Slava Voynov prior to accepting his reinstatement request (Sportsnet)
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning tied the NHL record with their 62nd win yesterday, while forward Nikita Kucherov broke Alexander Mogilny’s scoring record for Russians after recording his 128th point of the season (TSN)
  • Sean Leahy reports what the eight first round matchups of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs will be (NBC Sports)/