Bantering Points: 3/22/21

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks offers his thoughts on the current state of the Blueshirts (NY Post)
  • Tom Castro wonders whether Kaapo Kakko’s most valuable use to the Rangers is as a top six winger of the future or an enticing trade piece to lure Jack Eichel out of Buffalo (The Hockey Writers)
  • Abbey Mastracco juxtaposes how New York and Los Angeles have reshaped their rosters in the nearly seven seasons since they squared off in the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals (Bleacher Report)/

Around the NHL:

  • The Toronto Maple Leafs placed forward Travis Boyd on waivers (Pension Plan Puppets)
  • The Los Angeles Kings agreed on a three year, $9.45 million contract extension with defenseman Matt Roy (Sportsnet)
  • Adam Gretz examines the Mattias Ekholm situation for the Nashville Predators and makes his predictions for who will land the star defenseman as the trade deadline approaches (NBC Sports)/