Devils re-sign defenceman Mueller to one-year, $1.4M contract

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New Jersey Devils center Kevin Rooney celebrates his short-handed goal with Michael McLeod (41) and Mirco Mueller, left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (Bill Kostroun / AP)

The New Jersey Devils have avoided arbitration with defenceman Mirco Mueller.

The team announced Monday that it had signed the 24-year-old to a one-year, $1.4-million contract.

The Devils and Mueller were scheduled to have an arbitration hearing on July 28.

Mueller, a first-round pick (18th overall) in 2013, posted one goal and 10 assists in 53 games for New Jersey last season, his second with the club.

The six-foot-three, 210-pound rearguard is heading into his sixth NHL campaign, having spent his first three seasons in the league with the San Jose Sharks.

July 22, 2019

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Mirco Mueller
Defence
AGE: 24
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$1.4 million
TOTAL:
$1.4 million

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