Devils Re-Sign Will Butcher On 3-Year Deal

Ryan Chatelain
July 31, 2019 - 12:46 pm

The Devils on Wednesday re-signed Will Butcher, avoiding arbirtation with the 24-year-old defenseman.

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The three-deal is worth $11.2 million. Butcher was a restricted free agent. He and the Devils had a salary arbitration hearing scheduled for Friday, but that is now no longer needed.

Will Butcher
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In his first two NHL seasons, Butcher has skated in 159 games and registered nine goals and 65 assists. Last season, he had four goals and 26 assists.

"3 more!!!" Butcher wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. "Could not be more excited to spend it with @NJDevils."