Bantering Points: 6/12/24

Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Vincent Mercogliano takes a stab at projecting what Igor Shesterkin's next contract, one he is eligible to sign on July 1st, could look like (LoHud)

Lucas Standel reflects on the "Kid Line" of Kaapo Kakko, Alexis Lafreniere, and Filip Chytil that took the 2022 playoffs by storm and how they've developed since that time (The Hockey Writers)

Stan Fischler tells the tale of the origins of the Blueshirts' victory song (The Hockey News)

Arthur $taple and Peter Baugh graded the performance of New York'$ defen$eman and goaltender$ over the length of the 2023-24 regular and po$t$ea$on (The Athletic)

Around the NHL:

Dallas Stars' general manager Jim Nill has been named as the league's general manager of the year for a second consecutive season (ESPN)

The Florida Panthers came back from an early 1-0 deficit with four unanswered goals, three of which came in the third period, to defeat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final and take a 2-0 series lead as the scene shifts north of the border (NBC Sports)

The New Jersey Devils hired former Chicago Blackhawks' head coach Jeremy Colliton for a position on Sheldon Keefe's staff (TSN)

Curtis Pashelka reports that former New York Rangers' head coach David Quinn will be joining Mike Sullivan's staff as an assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins (The Mercury News)