The New Jersey Devils had been very busy this offseason and landed the most important UFA to be had in Dougie Hamilton. The Devils additionally delivered ahead Tomas Tatar and goaltender Johnathan Bernier to 2-yr contracts, and bought defenseman Ryan Graves from the Colorado Avalanche.
If the Devils are contending for a playoff spot as the 2022 NHL alternate cut-off date tactics GM Tom Fitzgerald will in all likelihood make some movements to solidify a playoff spot.
Anthony DiMarco of The Fourth Period reports the Devils will enter the season with more than $12 million in revenue cap space and, if all matters continue to be identical, task to have just beneath $62 million in space come the NHL Trade Deadline. The profits cap space will permit the Devils to make some large movements.
DiMarco went on to say, the Devils’ centre-ice position is extremely younger with Nico Hischier, Jack Hughes and Pavel Zacha. It would not be surprising to look Fitzgerald try to insulate his young pivots with a few enjoy, even if on the wing.