Per Rich Chere, the New Jersey Devils have signed forward Michael Ryder to a 2 year deal worth $7.0 million dollars (AAV of $3.5 million)
Ryder’s two-year contract is a $7 million deal.
— Rich Chere (@Ledger_NJDevils) July 5, 2013
After last season, the Devils were clearly in desperate need of another scoring threat whose name wasn’t Ilya Kovalchuk on their wing. Ryder gives the Devils some nice depth on their top 6 as Lou Lamoriello is quietly putting together a dark-horse cup contender.