Bantering Points: 4/3/24

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

Jared Schwartz previews tonight’s matchup with the New Jersey Devils and what appears to be Matt Rempe’s return to the lineup (NY Post)

Schwartz also notes that with Erik Gustafsson donning a regular jersey for yesterday’s practice session as opposed to a non-contact jersey, the Blueshirts are as close to full healthy as they’ll be the remainder of the season (NY Post)

Lucas Standel lists three reasons the Rangers won’t be bowing out of the playoffs in the first round for a second consecutive year (The Hockey Writers)

Around the NHL:

The Newfoundland Growlers, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ ECHL affiliate, ceased operations on Tuesday as the team’s ownership group was unable to find a buyer for the organization (TSN)

Scott Burnside examines how a potential NHL franchise would fare in Atlanta if the league decides to expand into the city for a third time (Sportsnet)