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Tony DeAngelo

The Rangers have officially bought out Tony DeAngelo

The Rangers have announced that they have officially bought out the final year of Tony DeAngelo’s contract.

The buyout will save the Rangers $4.4 million in cap space but create dead cap hits for the next two seasons of (CapFriendly):

  • 2021-22: $383,333
  • 2022-23: $883,333

The Rangers offered DeAngelo the chance to terminate his contract and allow him to become a free agent but DeAngelo turned them down.


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Chris Drury

What Chris Drury said about Buchnevich, Othman, Blais and more

Chris Drury spoke late last night and said (NYR):

  • On trading Buchnevich, “There is only so much cap space to go around, only so much ice time to go around, I feel very good about our depth at winger with some recent early draft picks we’ve had and some other veterans that we’ve signed and that was basically it.”

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2021 NHL Draft 2021 Rangers Offseason

What to expect from the Rangers on Day 2 of the Draft

The Rangers are slated to have the following picks during the second day:

  • Round 3: 65 (from Buffalo for Jimmy Vesey), 80
  • Round 4: 104 (from LA for Brendan Lemieux, 106 (from Ottawa for Vlad Namestnikov), 112

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2021 NHL Draft 2021 Rangers Offseason Brennan Othmann

Rangers select Brennan Othmann 16th overall

With the 16th pick, the Rangers selected LW Brennan Othmann of Flint of the OHL.

He is 6-0, 175 and The Hockey News says that his best case is Gabriel Landeskog. TSN also mentioned Landeskog as a comparable.


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Pavel Buchnevich traded to St. Louis

6 PM: Elliotte Friedman said on the NHL Network that this was a trade about the “bigger picture” for the Rangers and them looking at their desire to add grit and their salary cap as it relates to new deals for Shesterkin, Fox, Zibanejad and the players coming off entry-level.

3:50 PM: The Rangers have traded Pavel Buchnevich to St. Louis for LW Sammy Blais and a 2022 Second Round pick.

Blais, 25, is 6-2, 205 and had 8 goals, 7 assists, and 103 hits last season in 36 games for St Louis.

In his career, he has 17 goals, 18 assists with 366 hits, and an average of 11:31 per game in 119 games.


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2021 NHL Draft 2021 Rangers Offseason

The options the Rangers have with their pick tonight

2PM: Frank Seravalli tweets that Georgiev requested a trade “a while back.” He also ssays that Georgiev “wasn’t exactly known as a favorite teammate” witih the Rangers. (Daily Faceoff)

10:50 AM: Larry Brooks tweets that Buffalo’s “demands” for Eichel remain “fantastical.”

Brooks adds that the offers for the Rangers pick tonight have been “few and hardly enticing.”

9 AM: The Rangers have the 16th pick, though the 15th player selected, in tonight’s first round of the NHL Draft.

The Rangers hold two picks in the third round tomorrow, three in the fourth round and one each in the fifth, sixth and seventh.

Tony DeAngelo will be placed on unconditional waivers at 12PM today to begin his buyout process. (LeBrun)


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