The Devils acquired the rights to center David McIntyre from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Sheldon Brookbank on Tuesday.
McIntyre, who turns 22 Wednesday, has 13 goals and 17 assists for 30 points and 42 penalty minutes in 26 games with Colgate (ECAC) this season. The 6-0, 185-lb. forward is in his third season with the Red Raiders where he has career totals of 37 goals and 42 assists for 79 points and 155 penalty minutes in 105 games. The native of Oakville, Ont. was Dallas’ fourth choice, and 138th overall selection in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Brookbank was in his second season with the Devils and appeared in 15 games this season with 25 penalty minutes. He was claimed on waivers by New Jersey from Columbus on October 2, 2007.