The New Jersey Devils today re-signed defenseman Jon Merrill to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $1,137,500. The breakdown of the contract is as follows: $1,000,000 in 2016-17 and $1,275,000 in 2017-18.
The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
Merrill, 24, has appeared in 165 career games, all with New Jersey, scoring five goals and 25 assists for 30 points, to go along with 64 penalty minutes. This past season, he notched one goal and four assists with a career-high 28 penalty minutes in 47 games.
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