Bantering Points: 2/12/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker discusses what Adam Edstrom and Matt Rempe could bring to the Blueshirts if they draw into the lineup after being recalled from AHL Hartford (NY Post)

Walker also noticed the Rangers changed up their power play units during yesterday’s practice session (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson points to the ongoing 0-for-14 skid the power play is in the midst of as a reason for the personnel shakeup (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano sees the recalls of Edstrom and Rempe as an evaluation opportunity before the trade deadline (LoHud)

Lucas Standel argues that if the Rangers are going to make additions ahead of the trade deadline, a high end right wing should be a higher priority than a depth center (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

Jeff Marek ponders if the NHL would ever adopt the PWHL’s penalty kill rule that ends a power play if a shorthanded goal is scored (Sportsnet)

Toronto Maple Leafs’ defenseman Morgan Rielly will have an in-person hearing on Tuesday for the cross check he delivered to Ridley Grieg’s head (NBC Sports)