The New Jersey Devils today re-signed restricted free-agent forward Michael McLeod to a two-year contract worth $1,950,000 with an average annual value of $975,000. The breakdown is as follows: 2021-22, $950,000 and 2022-23, $1,000,000. The announcement was made by New Jersey Devils Executive Vice President/General Manager Tom Fitzgerald.
McLeod, 23, completed his third NHL season with the Devils, recording career-highs with nine goals and six assists for 15 points in 52 games played. The centerman tallied his first-career NHL goal on Jan. 26, against the Philadelphia Flyers, and tallied two game-winning goals which ranked third (tied) for the Devils in the 2020-21 season.