Bantering Points: 5/10/23

Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker discusses the decision to fire Mike Kelly and Jim Midgely from their positions as assistant coaches in the wake of Gerard Gallant's exit from New York (NY Post)

Larry Brooks highlights Sheldon Keefe, the current head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, as someone who could pique the Blueshirts' interest if he were to become available (NY Post)

Matt Grazel released an updated list of four players he doesn't expect to return to New York for next season (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

Clayton Keller (ARZ), Alex Stalock (CHI), and Kristopher Letang (PIT) have been named as finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (TSN)

The Carolina Hurricanes rode an offensive surge of five goals in the second period en route to a 6-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils to take a 3-1 series lead in the Metropolitan Division Finals (Sportsnet)

Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog will undergo a cartilage transplant on his injured knee that is expected to knock him out for the entirety of the 2023-24 campaign (ESPN)