Bantering Points: 6/30/24

Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Larry Brooks reports on the growing momentum of a trade between the Blueshirts and Detroit Red Wings that would see Jacob Trouba land in Hockeytown (NY Post)

Brooks also examines how a Trouba trade could factor into a potential reunion with Patrick Kane, or any other big name free agent acquisition (NY Post)

Mollie Walker recaps Day 2 of the 2024 Draft from New York's perspective, with one small trade up being made as three players became Rangers (NY Post)

Colin Stephenson detailed the rumors surrounding a potential Trouba deal that did not come to pass prior to the end of the draft (Newsday)

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Around the NHL:

For the lack of major moves that occurred during the first round of the draft, the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning led the way on an action-packed Day 2 with trades galore (NBC Sports)

The conclusion of the 2024 draft at The Sphere in Las Vegs signaled the end of an era, as 2024 will be the final year before the NHL shifts to a remote draft model a la the NFL (TSN)

Luke Fox details why the Toronto Maple Leafs felt sending a 2026 7th round pick to the Dallas Stars for defenseman Chris Tanev's negotiation rights was a worthwhile move (Sportsnet)

Ryan Clark christens the winners and loser from the 2024 Entry Draft (ESPN)