Bantering Points: 9/24/18

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Colin Stephenson previews today’s pre-season contest against New Jersey (Newsday)
  • Dave Shapiro issues a friendly reminder regarding pre-season hockey (Blue Seat Blogs)
  • Jess Rubenstein delivers a prospect update, with bits on Riley Hughes, Joey Keane, and Nico Gross (Blueshirt Bulletin)
  • Nicholas Zararis examines how there aren’t enough roster spots for New York’s younger players to get the NHL ice time they deserve (Blue Line Station)
  • Zararis also broke down the differences between man coverage and zone coverage in hockey and what it means for New York’s system (Blue Line Station)
  • Robby Sabo highlights how David Quinn has emphasized grittiness and physicality so far, rather than the speed and skill elements preached by Alain Vigneault (Elite Sports NY)
  • Frank Curto offers his take on Quinn’s approach behind the bench (Elite Sports NY)
  • Rick Carpiniello ponder$ if Vinni Lettieri i$ capable of earning him$elf a ro$ter $pot (The Athletic)
  • Media Availability: David Quinn (6:55) (Official Team Site)/

Around the NHL:

  • Adam Gretz reports that the Montreal Canadiens agreed to a four year, $13.6 million extension with forward Paul Byron (NBC Sports)
  • After sitting out the previous 19 months due to knee injuries, St. Louis Blues’ forward Robby Fabri exited last night’s game with a lower body injury (TSN)
  • Patrick Kane, Brad Marchand, and Tyler Seguin highlight the list of players ranked aong the 11th through 20th best in the league (