Jesper Bratt and the New Jersey Devils reach a final-day agreement in order to avoid NHL arbitration

The New Jersey Devils Forward Jesper Bratt General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced that the parties agreed to a one-year contract worth $5.45million and avoided an arbitration hearing on Wednesday.

Bratt just finished a 2021-22 season that saw him set career records in assists (47), goals (26), ice time (17.25 per game), and games played (76).

New Jersey selected him in the sixth round, 2016 NHL draft. The team signed him on May 12, 2017. He made his NHL debut against the Toronto Maple Leafs that October 7. Colorado AvalancheHe scored his first career goal, and he also assisted.

In his 307 career matches, he has scored 70 goals as well as 133 assists.

This report used information from The Associated Press.

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