Anthony DeAngelo, from the New York Rangers, will be playing for a new team next season. Jeff Gorton, General Manager of the New York Rangers, said on Friday that the trade was official. During the 2017 NHL Draft, they were able to get DeAngelo in exchange for two players including Antti Raanta and Derek Stepan.
During the last season, DeAngelo could was playing for both the Coyotes and for the American Hockey League’s Tuscon Road Runners. In 2016-17, he was able to skate during 39 NHL games while playing for Arizona. DeAngelo scored five goals and made nine assists, helping the team to score 14 points.
Anthony DeAngelo Will Be playing for the Arizona Coyotes
Before skating professionally, DeAngelo was a part of the Ontario Hockey League or OHL for four seasons. During that time he played for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. While he was a part of all 236 games in the OHL, he was able to score 55 goals. Also, 186 assists equalling 236 points. DeAngelo became the Defenseman of the Year for the Canadian Hockey League as well. That title only is given to the best defensemen from all the different Canadian Major Junior Leagues.
DeAngelo,who is originally from New Jersey, was picked by Tampa Bay during round one of the 2014 Draft for the NHL.
As of now, the Rangers have two selections for the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft. They have on for the fourth round, fifth round, another for the sixth round, and lastly on picked for the seventh.
Stepan has been playing for the Rangers for seven years and has made 128 goals, and 232 assist for goals equaling 360 points. He also had 130 penalty minutes overall.
Raanta on the hand has been 94 games during his NHL career, over a period of seasons. During that time he played for two teams, Chicago, and the Rangers.