The Calgary Flames could also be available in the market for a brand new defenceman.
Based on the New York Put up, the Flames are “conducting due diligence” on Tony DeAngelo and have expressed a “preliminary curiosity” within the New York Rangers defenceman.
DeAngelo was not too long ago positioned on waivers after a reported bodily altercation with a Rangers teammate, goaltender Alex Georgiev. The scuffle came about after New York’s 5-4 extra time loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 31.
Rangers GM Jeff Gorton later confirmed that DeAngelo has performed his final recreation in a Rangers uniform.
The Sewell, New Jersey native, has recorded 106 factors in 206 NHL video games and final season he was very productive, placing up 15 objectives and 53 factors in 68 video games. The Rangers rewarded his good play with a two-year contract extension price $9.6 million this previous offseason.
Nevertheless, controversy has adopted the 25-year-old all through his NHL profession. He has had Twitter battles with numerous followers, and has been scrutinized for his assist of former United States President Donald Trump.
One of many gamers talked about by the Put up that Calgary may transfer in a possible commerce is Sam Bennett. The previous fourth total choose has seen his identify in commerce rumours since he was designated a wholesome scratch in opposition to the Winnipeg Jets yesterday.
Bennett has not produced a lot to start out this season, having only one level in 9 video games. For his profession, he has put up 63 objectives and 129 factors in 373 video games.
The Flames’ subsequent recreation is on Saturday in opposition to the Edmonton Oilers. Puck-drop is at 9 pm MT on CBC and Sportsnet.