NHL.com "The New Jersey Devils today re-signed right wing Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $1.3 million. The breakdown of the contract is as follows: $1,250,000 in 2016-17 and $1,350,000 in 2017-18. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice..." July 01
Canadiens trade Smith-Pelly to New Jersey for Stefan Matteau.
Sportsnet "The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Devante Smith-Pelly to the New Jersey Devils for Stefan Matteau." February 29