According to reports, the New Jersey Devils have acquired defenceman Christian Jaros from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Nick Merkley. In addition, Jaros signs a one-year deal, two-way with the Devils worth $800,000 in the NHL and $275,000 in the AHL
The Devils continue to make moves this offseason. First, they acquired Ryan Graves from Colorado now, they have added Christian Jaros from San Jose. Jaros has not much NHL experience only playing 83 games for the Sharks. In those 83 games, Jaros has recorded 14 points (one goal and 13 assists). Jaros was originally drafted by the Ottawa Senators 139th overall in the 2015 NHL Draft. He signed his entry-level deal in May of 2017 and debuted that season. In January of 2021, Jaros was traded to San Jose by the Senators.