The New Jersey Devils today have agreed to terms with defenseman Will Butcher on a two-year, entry-level contract with an average annual salary of $925,000. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
Butcher, 22, spent the past four seasons, 2013-2017, with University of Denver (NCHC). In 2016-17, he led his club as team captain to win the NCAA National Championship as the no. 1 ranked team in the nation. Butcher became the second Pioneer in the school’s history to win the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s top player.
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Devils Sign Will Butcher