The New Jersey Devils today re-signed goaltender Scott Wedgewood to a two-year, two-way contract, with an average annual value of $587,500. The announcement was made by Devils’ General Manager Ray Shero.
Wedgewood, 22, will enter his fourth professional season, all with the Devils’ organization. The 6-2, 190-lb. goaltender appeared in 36 AHL games with Albany last year, recording a 13-14-6 mark with two shutouts and a 2.74 goals-against average. Wedgewood’s three-season totals show a 31-30-9 record, with six shutouts and 2.62 GAA in 77 appearances with the A-Devils. Born August 14, 1992 in Etobicoke, Ont., he won a Bronze Medal with Team Canada at the 2012 World Junior Championships. He made his pro debut by appearing in 48 games with Trenton (ECHL) in 2012-13. Wedgewood was New Jersey’s second choice (3rd round), and 84th overall selection in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, and played four seasons of junior hockey with Plymouth (OHL).