The Devils have been fast paced on the very first day of NHL no cost agency.
Following reportedly introducing a big, No. one defenseman in Dougie Hamilton, the New Jersey Devils moved on to a different important require: goaltending.
The Devils have signed Jonathan Bernier to a two-yr deal with a $four.one hundred twenty five million cap hit.
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We’ve signed goaltender Jonathan Bernier to a two-yr deal well worth $four.one hundred twenty five AAV.
Release: https://t.co/9ZVFNjdb8t pic.twitter.com/IgEEm9bRrT
— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) July 28, 2021
Bernier, who will change 33 on Aug. seven, was at first drafted 11th general by the Los Angeles Kings in 2006. He has labored for the Kings, Leafs, Ducks, Avalanche and Purple Wings through his NHL profession.
Last yr on a undesirable Detroit group, Bernier had a solid year. He posted a 2.ninety nine goals in opposition to average and .914 save proportion.
He’ll be a part of Mackenzie Blackwood in between the pipes for the Devils, who surface to be prepared to go for it with their moves in no cost agency. Their young core is acquiring effectively and veteran additions like Bernier and Hamilton will assistance them with any luck , get a stage ahead in the coming year.
Jonathan Bernier, signed 2x$4M by NJ, is an average-ish 1A/1B goalie. #NJDevils pic.twitter.com/kcldUJ8c9S
— JFresh (@JFreshHockey) July 28, 2021