The Devils inked No. 1 overall pick Jack Hughes to an entry-level contract on Friday morning, a three-year pact carrying an annual average value of $3.775 million.
The deal carries a $925,000 annual salary with $2.85 million in bonuses, making the pact worth a total of $11.325 million, according to CapFriendly.com. The No. 2 pick in the 2019 draft, Kaapo Kakko, received a similar deal worth $10.75 million from the Rangers this week.