Bantering Points: 3/13/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Highlights: NYR 1, CAR 0 (5:00 video via

Game Recap: A first period goal from Adam Fox was all the offense the Blueshirts needed as Igor Shesterkin recorded his second consecutive shutout and the Rangers earned two massive points from the  Hurricanes in a game with big implications on the Metropolitan Division race (CBS Sports)

Mollie Walker notes that the Rangers will go as far as Igor Shesterkin takes them, and he took them to a critical victory over Carolina last night (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson discusses the four game suspension that was handed down to Matt Rempe for elbowing New Jersey Devils’ defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler on Monday (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his takeaways from New York’s shutout victory in Raleigh (LoHud)

Sonny Sachdeva details the timeline of events since Rempe arrived in the NHL (Sportsnet)

Jesse Courville-Lynch saw the Blueshirts’ decision not to pony up the required trade package to land Jake Guentzel from the Pittsburgh Penguins as a decision prioritizing the future (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

The Calgary Flames renounced their draft rights to 2022 second round pick Topi Ronni after Ronni was given a one year suspended prison sentence for a rape in Finland (ESPN)

Anson Carter is headlining a group seeking to bring the NHL back to Atlanta, hoping to prove the third time is the charm for a city that has already lost two hockey teams to Calgary and Winnipeg (ESPN)