Matt Rempe and other Rangers describe a ‘wicked line brawl’ with Devils


TARRYTOWN — A smiling Matt Rempe entered the Rangers’ locker at the MSG Training Center after Thursday’s optional training, looked at the reporters and said simply: “That was an absolute banger.”

He was describing something, of course. The line brawl that erupted As soon as the puck fell in the 4-3 win on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, there was a battle between the Blueshirts versus the Devils.

It was no surprise to hear Rempe, who was animated in his narration, drop the gloves and squash the beef he had with New Jersey enforcer Kurtis McDermid. But the way the fight played out with four other fights erupting at the same time had the 6-foot-8 novice grinning from ear-to ear.


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