Bantering Points: 6/21/21

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks relays the latest on the Jack Eichel sweepstakes, a Hugh Jessiman mention, and more (NY Post)
  • Scott Blair discusses Gallant’s arrival, recent comments by Chris Drury, and more (The Hockey Writers)/

Around the NHL:

  • The Vegas Golden Knights earned a 2-1 overtime victory over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup Semifinal series to tie things up at two wins a piece (Eyes On The Prize)
  • James O’Brien heard that prior to his team’s Game 4 victory, Golden Knights’ general manager Kelly McCrimmon tested positive for COVID-19 (NBC Sports)
  • After failing to trade him last offseason, the Arizona Coyotes will once again shop defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson around the league to gauge interest (Sportsnet)
  • Former Buffalo Sabres’ forward Rene Robert suffered a heart attack over the weekend and was taken to a local Florida hospital where he currently resides (TSN)/