Bantering Points: 5/20/23

Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker relays word that Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach Spencer Carbery as emerged as a candidate to succeed Gerard Gallant (NY Post)

Walker also points to the firing of Jim Ramsay after 29 years with the Blueshirts as an indication of the sweeping changes that will continue throughout the offseason (NY Post)

Brian Abate highlights some former Rangers that are still playing deep into the spring as members of the Carolina Hurricanes and Florida Panthers (The Hockey Writers)

Arthur $taple an$wer$ que$tion$ concerning New York'$ upcoming $alary cap gymna$tic$, how they could go about retooling their ro$ter, and more (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

Former Ranger Brett Howden scored the overtime winner on Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals as the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Dallas Stars by a score of 4-3 (NBC Sports)

The Toronto Maple Leafs will not be tendering a new contract to general manager Kyle Dubas as the two sides have parted ways (TSN)

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont spoke about his desire to bring the NHL back to Hartford and the possibility of the Arizona Coyotes' eventual relocation (Sportsnet)