The New Jersey Devils Sign Will Butcher To A Three Year Deal

The New Jersey Devils have signed restricted free agent defenseman Will Butcher to a three-year contract with a salary cap hit of $3.73 million.

The 24-year old Butcher was drafted 123th overall in the 5th round of the 2013 draft by the Colorado Avalanche.

Puck Pedia: Butcher will be a UFA after his three-year deal.

  • 4G 30P 78GP
  • 47.7% 5v5 GF%
  • 52% Expected GF
  • 49.9% Corsi
  • Scored 0.7 Points/60

Per @FriedgeHNIC , the #NJDevils have signed RFA, Will Butcher to a 3-year extension. Butcher is a solid point producer, especially on the powerplay. He’s a gifted skater who moves the puck out of the defensive zone well, rarely resorting to dumping it out.

— The Point (@ThePointHockey) July 31, 2019

After signing Will Butcher to a 3 year contract at $3,733,333/year, we now show the NJ #Devils with $8,711,667 in projected cap space, based on a roster size of 21 (12F/7D/2G)

Pavel Zacha is now the clubs only unsigned RFA.

— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) July 31, 2019