Bantering Points: 4/1/17

News and notes for Saturday, April 1st, 2017

In the absence of Ryan McDonagh, the New York Rangers did all they could to pull out a win, but the team fell just short as they lost 4-3 in a shootout. Despite coming back from a 3-1 deficit in the 3rd Period, New York’s comeback fell short. Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Around the NHL:

  • Mike Johnston shares a video of Reid Duke and his Vegas Golden Knights teammates playing a round of pre-game soccer (Sportsnet)
  • Greg Wyshynski exposes the hypocrisy of Florida Panthers forward Shawn Thornton's recent comments defending "The Code" (Puck Daddy)
  • Scott Cullen comments on the top ten hockey storylines of the past week (TSN)
  • Jared Clinton goes around the league and identifies which active players are in line for jersey retirement once their career's end (The Hockey News)/