The NHL has announced that Tony DeAngelo has been named the Second Star of the week.
From the release:
- DeAngelo topped all NHL scorers with 3-4–7 in three games, leading the Rangers (21-19-4) to a 2-1-0 record for the week.
- DeAngelo recorded a pair of assists in a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche Jan. 7 before notching his first NHL hat trick as part of a career-high five-point performance (3-2–5) in a 6-3 win over the New Jersey Devils Jan. 9. D
- eAngelo registered the first five-point game by a defenseman in the 2019-20 season and tied a Rangers franchise record for points by a blueliner in a regular-season game, set on two occasions by Brian Leetch.
- The 24-year-old Sewell, N.J., native leads Rangers defensemen in scoring with 11-25–36 in 44 games. New York’s 125 combined points (34-91–125) by its blueliners pace all clubs in 2019-20, eight more than the next closest clubs (TBL, WSH w/ 117).