Bantering Points: 7/29/21

Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Larry Brooks believes that Chris Drury must use the leverage he currently has in trade talks centered around acquiring Jack Eichel from the Buffalo Sabres (NY Post)
  • David Lazar relays word that after being banished from New York in late January, Tony DeAngelo has found a new home and will be rocking the red in Carolina as a member of the Hurricanes (NY Post)
  • Vincent Mercogliano ponders what could be up the Blueshirts’ sleeves on day 2 of free agency and beyond (LoHud)
  • Brian Abate writes that Pavel Buchnevich’s Rangers’ career was one to appreciate (The Hockey Writers)
  • Tom Castro reminisces on the tragedy of Walt Poddubny, both on and off the ice (The Hockey Writers)
  • Rick Carpiniello highlight$ grit, grind, and $narl as three attribute$ the Ranger$ added to their team ye$terday (The Athletic)/

Around the NHL:

  • Questionable contracts for middling defenseman was the main theme of yesterday’s free agent frenzy around the league (CapFriendly)
  • Andrew Schnitkker transcribed the questions new Hurricanes’ defenseman Tony DeAngelo was asked at his introductory press conference (Canes Country)
  • The Colorado Avalanche made the biggest trade of yesterday, acquiring goaltender Darcy Kuemper from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Conor Timmins and a pair of draft picks (TSN)
  • Eric Engels offers his thoughts on the situation surrounding recent Montreal Canadiens’ draft pick Logan Mailloux (Sportsnet)/