Tony DeAngelo named NHL’s Second Star of the week

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…

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The Tony DeAngelo situation the Rangers may end up in

With 11 goals and 25 assists this season, Tony DeAngelo ranks 5th in the NHL for points by a defenseman. From the Rangers Game Notes: DeAngelo has established career-highs in goals (11) and points (36) this season, and he is the first Rangers defenseman who has registered at least 36 points through the team’s first 43 games of a season since Leetch in 2000-01. DeAngelo, who registered 30 points last…

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Tony DeAngelo signs one-year deal with the Rangers

2:46PM: David Quinn said of DeAngelo, “it’s good to have him back. He’s a big part of our future and had a real strong second half last year. There is a business side to this, we all understand that, but I’ve been anticipating this day for a little while now and glad to have him back.” (NYR) Was there a deadline for opening night with Tony, “the sooner the better…

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The latest on the Tony DeAngelo situation

Larry Brooks tweets that there is currently a “wide gulf” between the Rangers and Tony DeAngelo regarding the defenseman’s new contract. Brooks tweets that the Rangers “don’t seem inclined” to move off their offer of a similar contract ($925,000) that Brendan Lemieux signed for. John Davidson said yesterday “Jeff Gorton is talking to his group, Pat Brisson, daily. It’s up to Tony, he’s welcome to join us any time he…

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Brendan Lemieux and Tony DeAngelo are part of the informal skates

Unsigned RFAs Tony DeAngelo and Brendan Lemieux are taking part in the Rangers informal skates prior to training camp. (Larry Brooks) Training camp begins later this week. Larry Brooks tweets that talks with both players are continuing but “no progress at this point.” He notes that Lemieux has been working with Rangers strength consultant Ben Prentiss this summer while DeAngelo joined the informal skates yesterday. (Brooks) It’s long been believed…

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The Rangers don’t feel they need to make any other cap related moves

In an interview with LoHud and USA Today, Rangers GM Jeff Gorton said that he did not anticipate needing to make another move in order to get Brendan Lemieux and Tony DeAngelo signed. DeAngelo and Lemieux are both RFAs but did not have arbitration rights. Gorton said that there is nothing stopping the Rangers from signing either player and that they are trying to make deals that work “right now,…

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