The New Jersey Devils today acquired forward Shane Harper from Florida in exchange for defenseman Reece Scarlett. Harper will report to Albany (AHL).
Harper, 28, made his NHL debut with the Panthers against New Jersey in the season-opening game on October 13, 2016. In 14 NHL games this season, he has two goals and one assist with 18 penalty minutes. He has played in 39 AHL games with Springfield this year, scoring 12 goals and seven assists for 19 points and 6 PIM.