Rangers Roundup: Trading DeAngelo, prospect update, and more news

Larry Brooks is at it again! Yesterday, he posted his Slap Shots article which was solely focused on the Rangers having to trade Tony DeAngelo because of Nils Lundkvist.

Rangers need to trade DeAngelo

According to Brooks, “a contract of longer than one year for DeAngelo would all but ensure losing 20-year-old righty defenseman Nils Lundkvist to unrestricted free agency on June 2, 2022, without ever getting the Swede to Broadway.”

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While this is a possibility, it remains likely an extremely low one to happen. Brooks also ignores the fact that Tony DeAngelo could still be traded after signing his next deal if the Rangers were afraid of such a scenario. Later today I will have a full feature on this.

I had a brief exchange with DeAngelo who joked, “[Brooks] always tries trading me.” That was followed up by his Podcast account asking fans for their opinions.


Rangers prospect Yegor Rykov playing well in KHL

Yegor Rykov who is likely to be used in as a sweetener at the draft, or moved for more middle to late round picks is playing well in the KHL. He is playing on the PP and picked up an assist yesterday.

Trouba roasts Strome for getting upset at video games

Jacob Trouba recounted a story of telling Ryan Strome to quiet down, after he heard him yelling at his video games. Strome confirmed this on Twitter.

Forever Blueshirts Radio – new episode out!

Hey fans! I just dropped a new episode for you! A deep dive into all the Rangers free agents, including DeAngelo, Strome, and Fast. Listen on iTunes or stream it below.

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Anthony Scultore has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at... More about Anthony Scultore

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