Bantering Points: 3/21/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker relays word that Matt Rempe is expected to return to the lineup tonight after sitting as a healthy scratch on Tuesday (NY Post)

Vincent Mercogliano chatted with Rempe about his takeaways from his suspension, picking his spots better when the time comes to drop the mitts and fight, and more (LoHud)

Sam Henes checks in on Drew Fortescue as the Rockland County native is coming down the stretch of his first season at Boston College (The Hockey News)

Jesse Courville-Lynch examines what Kaapo Kakko’s next contract could look like ahead of his restricted free agency in the off-season (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

Akim Aliu will join AHL San Jose on a professional tryout agreement for the remainder of the 2023-24 campaign (TSN)

Former veteran forward Rick Nash has been named as the general manager for Team Canada at the 2024 IIHF World Championships (ESPN)

The Boston Bruins agreed to a one year, two-way contract with goaltender Michael DiPietro (Sportsnet)