Bantering Points 4/18/22

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mollie Walker sees the recent shutouts posted by Alexandar Georgiev and Igor Shesterkin as proof of the markedly improved team defense as of late (NY Post)
  • Walker also notes that Kaapo Kakko’s injury could force Gerard Gallant to shuffle up his depth chart for the short term (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson examines how the Blueshirts and Hurricanes stack up with six games remaining, including one against each other (Newsday)
  • Brendan Azoff believes that even though it’ll be their first playoff appearance since 2017, the Rangers are primed to make noise once the post season begins (The Hockey Writers)/

Around the NHL:

  • Adam Gretz recaps the action from around the league last night (NBC Sports)
  • Carolina Hurricanes’ goaltender Frederik Andersen is set to undergo an MRI to determine the extent of a lower body injury that forced him to leave Saturday’s contest in Colorado (TSN)/