The NY Rangers newly signed D-man from UMASS. Marvin Degon, was named to the Hockey East All Star 2nd Team. Hes looking like a great pick up for the Rangers. Hopefully his success at the college level can translate over to the professional level!
UMass defenseman Marvin Degon had a busy and memorable Wednesday. He signed a tryout contract with the Pack, skated with the Rangers in New York, accompanied Rangers assistant general manager Don Maloney to Philadelphia and then climbed on a bus for a 5-hour ride to Norfolk for games tonight and Saturday. "I've always been a big Rangers fan because of Brian Leetch," Degon said. "And [Rangers defenseman] Tom Poti, too, since he's from near my hometown [Millbury, Mass.]. ... It was really exciting skating with the Rangers. I got to be in a shootout, but [Kevin] Weekes stopped me