Bantering Points: 5/8/21

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks offers his thoughts on the current state of the Rangers (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson sees today’s season finale was one final chance for the Blueshirts to prove their mettle against a battle hardened, playoff ready opponent (Newsday)
  • Vincent Mercogliano discusses James Dolan’s radical shift from being a hands off owner to possibly being more involved with the day-to-day affairs of the team moving forward (LoHud)
  • Rick Carpiniello vocalize$ hi$ opinion on the chaotic final week of New York’$ $ea$on (The Athletic)/

Around the NHL:

  • Vancouver Canucks’ forward Zac MacEwen has been suspended one game for kneeing Edmonton Oilers’ defenseman Darnell Nurse (TSN)
  • James O’Brien recaps the action from around the league last night (NBC Sports)
  • Igor Nikonov relays word that the first playoff series of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs has been set with the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning squaring off in the 2/3 matchup in the Central Division bracket (Raw Charge)/