Rangers Roundup: Flames reporter disputes DeAngelo trade rumors, PWHPA to play at MSG, and more

The Calgary Flames have been linked to Tony DeAngelo since Bob McKenzie provided his insider update. “They’re talking to teams and there are at least 4 to 5 teams kicking tires – doing their due diligence to see if this is a reclamation project they want to take on,” McKenzie said. “Not suggesting for a moment a trade is imminent.”

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While Bob McKenzie noted the Flames by name, that was followed up by a report by Larry Brooks late yesterday that they were conducting “due diligence” on a deal. He also added Sam Bennett was discussed coming the other way.

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November 1, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; New York Rangers defenseman Tony DeAngelo (77) moves the puck against Anaheim Ducks center Rickard Rakell (67) and left wing Pontus Aberg (20) during the third period at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

However, reporters out in Calgary are suggesting this isn’t happening. Eric Francis who covers the Flames wrote:

I can dispel any rumours linking Tony DeAngelo and Sam Bennett via trade. No interest on the Flames part in the $4.8 million defenceman. Flames will take their time on this one.

Larry Brooks responded to him with a simple, “Not quite but thanks for playing.” We will see where this goes.

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