Bantering Points: 3/9/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Mollie Walker summarizes the Blueshirts’ trade deadline approach as one headlined by value without paying top of the line prices (NY Post)

Larry Brooks credits Chris Drury for plugging the Rangers’ holes without shelling out major assets (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson frames New York’s trade deadline approach as one of getting outbid by its top rivals for the high end rental options (Newsday)

Vincent Mercogliano offers his take on deadline day, both from the Blueshirts’ perspective and the perspective of their rivals (LoHud)

Brian Abate discusses what Alex Wennberg will bring to the table after arriving from Seattle (The Hockey Writers)

Corey Pronman grade$ New York’s acqui$ition of Jack Ro$lovic from the Columbu$ Blue Jacket$ (The Athletic)

Arthur $taple wonder$ if the Blue$hirt$’ low-key acqui$ition$ will be enough to make it out of the Ea$tern Conference (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

The trade deadline has come and gone, and even with some big moved happening in the days prior, deadline day provided plenty of excitement (TSN)

Ryan Dixon named the winners and losers of the trade deadline (Sportsnet)

The Seattle Kraken agreed to a two year, $9.5 million contract extension with forward Jordan Eberle (NBC Sports)

Kristen Shilton relayed word on the biggest blockbuster of the day, a deal that saw Tomas Hertl get traded from the San Jose Sharks to the Vegas Golden Knights (ESPN)