Bantering Points: 5/23/23

Here are today's news and links:

Ethan Sears takes a look at how the Rangers' head coaching vacancy stacks up with other open positions around the league (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano lists five priorities the Blueshirts' next bench boss will have when he arrives (LoHud)

Matt Grazel relays the latest word on New Yoek's coaching search (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

After the group involving Ryan Reynolds bowed out of potentially purchasing the Ottawa Senators, Reynolds has turned down overtures to be part of other potential ownership groups (TSN)

Eric Francis makes the case as for why the Calgary Flames' decision to hire former team captain Craig Conroy as their new general manager was the correct one (Sportsnet)

Sam Reinhart scored the only goal and Sergei Bobrovsky recorded a 32 save shutout as the Florida Panthers won Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals by a 1-0 score to take a 3-0 series lead over the Carolina Hurricanes (ESPN)