Bantering Points: 2/27/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Max Weisman heard about the pre-game conversation that sparked Matt Rempe’s fight against Mathieu Oliver during Sunday’s game against Columbus (NY Post)

Dan Martin notes that with the trade deadline rapidly approaching, Chris Drury will have to decide whether outside reinforcements will be necessary in lieu of keeping Rempe and Adam Edstrom in the NHL for the stretch run (NY Post)

Stan Fischler and David Kolb discuss Rempe’s latest tilt and the frequency at which he’s dropped the gloves since arriving on Broadway (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

Philadelphia Flyers’ defenseman Jamie Drysdale will be out on a week to week basis after suffering an upper body injury on Sunday (Sportsnet)

Colorado Avalanche forward Valeri Nichushkin has been cleared to return to practice following a stint in the league’s player assistance program (TSN)