Bantering Points: 5/11/24

Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker hears that even as the Blueshirts sit on the brink of becoming the first team in league history to sweep consecutive best of seven playoff series to begin a playoff run, there remain higher heights to reach (NY Post)

Mark Cannizarro detected a hint of doubt in the voice of Hurricanes' head coach Rob Brind'Amour in the wake of falling behind in the series 3-0 (NY Post)

Cannizarro also credits Igor Shesterkin as the Rangers' biggest difference maker through the first seven games of the postseason (NY Post)

Larry Brooks highlights Vincent Trocheck's strong play against the franchise that let him leave via free agency two years ago (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano discussed Filip Chytil's unexpected return from what appeared to be a season ending concussion and setback to taking the ice for Game 3 against Carolina (LoHud)

Around the NHL:

The Florida Panther recorded a second straight blowout victory, cruising past the Boston Bruins by a 6-2 final score in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead (TSN)

Sonny Sachdeva examines the top options to succeed Sheldon Keefe as the next head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs (Sportsnet)