Rangers Roundup: Zibanejad heads to Sweden, AHL update, more on 24 Team NHL Playoffs

Here’s the latest rundown on the news of the day. The NHL is allowing players to return home and it sounds like Mika Zibanejad is heading to Sweden. The question is, which other Rangers will be going home back to Europe as well.

First Ranger heads home

With Mika Zibanejad reportedly heading back to Sweden via Larry Brooks, how soon before Kaapo Kakko heads back to Finland? What about all the other Russian Rangers? According to Brooks, no other Ranger is heading home. We will see.

AHL update

Hold on the cancel, although many feel that it is inevitable.

So what would a 24 team playoff look like?

Sportsnet took a crack at it and it sounds like the top 8 teams would get a bye while the other 16 teams would battle it out in a best of 3. If you want to read more, check it out here.

Anthony Scultore has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at... More about Anthony Scultore

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