Bantering Points: 6/6/20

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks notes that the Rangers and Islanders have begun preparations for Phase 2 of the league’s return to play plan (NY Post)
  • Scott Esposito puts together an all-time Rangers team (Blue Line Station)
  • Andrew Steele-Davis argues that whether or not Henrik Lundqvist starts in goal, he’ll have a valuable role to play when the season resumes (Blue Line Station)
  • Jim Bay projects the team’s 30 man roster for the qualifying round and beyond (Empire Sports Media)/

Around the NHL:

  • Buffalo Sabres’ forward Kyle Okposo underwent right knee surgery, and is expected to be ready for the onset of the 2020-21 campaign (TSN)
  • Justin Bourne examines what could be better about the resumption of the season (Sportsnet)
  • Sean Leahy relays word that the league is still weeks away from determining which two hub cities will host the returning teams (NBC Sports)/