Tomas Tatar signs two-year contract with New Jersey Devils


April 23, 2021; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Montreal Canadiens left winger Tomas Tatar (90) controls the puck during the warm-up against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

One of the last big names in free agency, Tomas Tatar signed a two-year contract with the New Jersey Devils.

First reported by PuckPedia, the deal will net him an AAV of $ 4.5 million.

The 30-year-old has spent the last three seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, where he scored 149 points in 198 games. He had a year off this season, scoring 30 points in 50 games and found himself making just five playoff games in the Habs historic race for the Cup.

For the Devils, this is one of the best offseason of any team. They recruited the best free agent in Dougie Hamilton and a strong goaltender in Jonathan Bernier. The Devils also acquired Ryan Graves from the Avalanche.


Zach Laing is Chief News Officer and Senior Columnist for the Nation Network. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or contactable by email at [email protected]




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