Stunner: New York Rangers place Tony DeAngelo on waivers

In an absolute stunning move, the New York Rangers have placed Tony DeAngelo on waivers.

New York Rangers place Tony DeAngelo on waivers

The Rangers placing a 25 year-old defenseman on waivers is stunning. Last year’s fourth leading scorer among defenseman may very well be claimed and thus freeing cap space for the Rangers to trade for Vince Dunn.

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New York would also like to make future room for a young defenseman who is also a right-handed shot. Nils Lundkvist would be their preference, if they can get Lulea and team Sweden to let him go.

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Rangers celebrate DeAngelo goal (Getty Images)

Anthony Scultore is the founder of Forever Blueshirts and has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at YardBarker and MSN. Some of his past features have been linked on Sportsnet, NBC, TFP, NY POST, NEWSDAY and more.