Rangers Deal Derek Stepan to Coyotes

0
41

The Arizona Coyotes have acquired forward Derek Stepan and goaltender Antti Raanta from the New York Rangers in exchange for the seventh-overall pick in Friday night’s NHL draft and defenceman Anthony DeAngelo.

Stepan had 17 goals and 38 assists in 81 games for the Rangers last season. The 27-year-old former second-rounder has 128 goals and 232 assists in 515 career games, all with the Rangers to this point.

Raanta played in 29 games for the Rangers this season behind starter Henrik Lundqvist, compiling a 16-8-2 record with a 2.27 goals against average and .922 save percentage. In 92 games played in the NHL, the 28-year-old has career 2.33 goals against average and .917 save percentage.

The 21-year-old DeAngelo had five goals and nine assists in 39 games for the Coyotes last season.

Did you like this post? Take a second to support FYIG on Patreon!