Bantering Points: 2/28/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Larry Brooks heard from Nick Fotiu about how one of the most feared players to ever skate for the Blueshirts has noticed Matt Rempe since the towering young forward’s recall from AHL Hartford (NY Post)

Brooks also discussed what Kaapo Kakko’s recent promotion to the top line alongside Mika Zibanejad and Chris Kreider could mean as the trade deadline approaches (NY Post)

Neil Best sat down with Al Trautwig to discuss how MSG’s former intermission man has been doing since going off the air (Newsday)

Colin Stephenson heard from Matt Rempe about the difficulty of blocking out the noise even through his meteoric rise to cult hero status in Rangerstown (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano offered his take on Rempe’s ascension into the NHL (LoHud)

Lucas Standel makes the case for a Pavel Buchnevich reunion on Broadway (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

Toronto Maple Leafs’ head coach Sheldon Keefe was ejected in the final minutes of his team’s 6-2 defeat to the Vegas Golden Knights (TSN)

Sonny Sachdeva relayed word from Gary Bettman who shot down any talk of a potential relocation for the Winnipeg Jets even as the franchise deals with low attendance numbers (Sportsnet)

The Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning played through a blown transformer that caused a portion of Wells Fargo Arena to go dark on Tuesday as the Flyers defended home ice to the tune of a 6-2 victory (ESPN)