• An offensive defenseman, DeAngelo led all Ontario Hockey League blueliners in assists (56) and points (71) during the 2013-14 season. It marked the second straight campaign he led OHL defensemen in assists after registering 49 in 2012-13.
• The 2014 NHL Draft will take place at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, about a 25-minute drive from where DeAngelo grew up in Sewell, New Jersey. A life-long Flyers fan, DeAngelo’s favorite player is Claude Giroux.
• DeAngelo has a close relationship with former Flyers defenseman, and current Sarnia assistant coach, Andy Delmore, who he credits with helping him become a more complete defenseman.
• He represented the U.S. at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial, picking up six assists (0-6—6) in four games for the second-place squad.
• DeAngelo became the youngest player to skate in the United States Hockey League when he made his debut with Cedar Rapids as a 14-year-old, skating in three games before his 15th birthday. He finished the season with 1-14—15 in 28 games.
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