Bantering Points: 7/23/23

Here are today's news and links:

Rangers News:

Twenty one years ago this past Friday, Wayne Gretzky signed with the Rangers as a free agent to play out the final three seasons of his legendary career (NY Post)

Lucas Standel reminisces on the 2019 offseason that changed the course of New York's rebuild (The Hockey Writers)

Nick Faria makes the case for a reunion between Patrick Kane and the Blueshirts once Kane recovers from his offseason hip surgery (AM New York)

Around the NHL:

The New Jersey Devils agreed to a one year, $1 million contract with forward Tomas Nosek (NBC Sports)

Ryan Dixon previews the top 12 players set to headline the unrestricted free agent class of 2024 (Sportsnet)

The Seattle Kraken agreed to a four year, $29.4 million contract with defenseman Vince Dunn (TSN)

Veteran forward Nate Thompson officially announced his retirement from the league after not playing during the 2022-23 campaign (ESPN)