Bantering Points: And Then There Was Golf Edition

With breakup day taking place yesterday, the 2018-2019 Rangers are together no more. As such, today’s edition of Bantering Points will be the last one until training camp opens for the 2019-2020 campaign. Thanks for skipping the links and jumping directly into the comments browsing through these pieces on a daily basis throughout the season. Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • In the wake of firing Bob Boughner, the Florida Panthers have reportedly extended an offer to former Chicago Blackhawks’ head coach Joel Quenneville so take over their now-vacant head coaching position (Sportsnet)
  • Erik Wollschlager reports that the Buffalo Sabres also fired their head coach from the 2018-19 season, showing Phil Housley the door after his team’s monumental collapse from Thanksgiving on (Die By The Blade)
  • The Los Angeles Kings will not retain interim head coach Willie Desjardins in any capacity, opening up another position behind the bench (TSN)
  • Sean Leahy takes a look at the television coverage of the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs (NBC Sports)/