Devils' Bratt avoids arbitration, signs one-year, $5.45M contract

New Jersey Devils' Jesper Bratt (63), of Sweden, protects the puck from Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (Karl B DeBlaker/AP Photo)

The New Jersey Devils have avoided arbitration with Jesper Bratt, signing the winger to a one-year, $5.45 million deal.

Bratt will become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2022-23 season.

The 24-year-old Swede had 26 goals and 47 assists for a team-leading 73 points in 76 games last season.

Bratt has 70 goals and 133 assists in 307 career NHL games, all with the Devils.

New Jersey selected Bratt in the sixth round (162nd overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft.

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