The New Jersey Devils prevented arbitration with Miles Wooden, agreeing to a one-year, $3.2 million take care of the ahead.
Basic supervisor Tom Fitzgerald introduced the signing Thursday night time, two days earlier than the 2 sides had been scheduled to go to arbitration. Wooden can be an unrestricted free agent on the finish of the upcoming season.
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The 26-year-old Wooden, chosen by the Devils within the fourth spherical of the 2013 NHL Draft, was restricted to a few video games final season resulting from surgical procedure on his left hip and the following restoration.
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound ahead has totaled 65 objectives and 56 assists in 326 video games over seven seasons with New Jersey.
Wooden, an assistant captain components of the final two seasons, had profession highs of 19 objectives, 32 factors and 76 video games performed in 2017-18. He additionally led the Devils in penalty minutes in three straight seasons from 2016-19.