Bantering Points: 2/25/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: NYR 2, PHI 1 (5:03 video via

Game Recap: Matthew Rempe-mania continued in Philadelphia on Saturday as the Rangers’ towering rookie went toe-to-toe with another on of the few heavyweights still in the NHL early on in the game before scoring the game winning goal, Rempe’s first in the NHL, to give the Blueshirts their longest win streak in over 50 years (CBS)

Peter Botte confirmed that Rempe will not face any supplemental discipline for the hit he levied on New Jersey’s Nathan Bastian on Thursday that resulted in an ejection (NY Post)

Andrew Crane heard from Igor Shesterkin about his strong play since returning from the All-Star break as he rounds into Vezina form at the right time (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson notes that although the Blueshirts are the hottest team in the NHL right now, some reinforcements at the trade deadline would go a long way towards solidifying themselves among the upper echelon of the league (Newsday)

Around the NHL:

The Los Angeles Kings placed forward Viktor Arvidsson on long-term injured reserve (ESPN)

Ryan Dixon laid out a handful of mock trades ahead of the trade deadline (Sportsnet)