Bantering Points: 9/26/23

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker notes that even as he prepares to begin the final year of his contract, Ryan Lindgren’s status as one of the Blueshirts’ leaders remains unchanged (NY Post)

Walker also points to the role as the team’s #6 defenseman as one of few lineup spots that is up for grabs as training camp progresses (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano hears that Artemiy Panarin will look to use his disappointing performance in the playoffs last season as motivation to improve moving forward (LoHud)

Tom Castro reminisced on Alexei Kovalev’s time on Broadway (The Hockey Writers)

Arthur $taple chatted with Chri$ Kreider about hi$ $ummer away from the rink, hi$ feeling$ following New York’$ early playoff exit, and more (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

The Columbus Blue Jackets hired Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Recchi to serve as an assistant coach on Pascal Vincent’s staff (TSN)

Jason Bukala makes the case for why Arizona Coyotes’ prospect Logan Cooley could end up emerging out of a stacked rookie field to win the Calder Trophy (Sportsnet)