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Devils defenseman Ty Smith to make season debut Saturday

Devils acquiring a major component of their blue line back this weekend. 

Tab Bamford

On Friday, the New Jersey Devils happily uncovered that defenseman Ty Smith has been cleared to be a part of the workforce. He will make his 2021-22 time debut vs Buffalo on Saturday evening.

Smith, 21, was the seventeenth total choose in the 2018 NHL draft. He built his NHL debut final year, publishing two plans and 21 helps in forty eight video games with the Devils.

He averaged much more than 20 minutes for each evening final year and completed seventh in voting for the Calder Trophy. Smith confirmed a strong all-all around recreation that built him an important component of the Devils’ defensive programs for the coming time.

Smith skipped the full preseason with an undisclosed injury.