Philadelphia Flyers Parting Ways With Tony DeAngelo

The Philadelphia Flyers have placed Tony DeAngelo on waivers for the purposes of a buyout. 

It was expected that the Flyers would move on from DeAngelo this offseason. In fact, there was a rumored trade set to occur between the Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes, but now that is not coming to fruition. Instead, DeAngelo's contract will be bought out. Once he clears waivers (which is expected), he will be an unrestricted free agent. 

DeAngelo was traded to the Flyers last offseason by the Hurricanes. Overall, the 27-year-old had another solid season offensively, posting 11 goals and 42 points in 70 games. Yet, his defensive game drew criticism and a disagreement with head coach John Tortorella led to him being scratched for the final five games of last season. 

There should be interest in DeAngelo's services once he hits the free-agent market, especially if he's open to signing a cheap one-year, prove-it deal. 

Alas, DeAngelo's time in Philly is officially over. 

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