The Devils today announced they have signed forward Graham Black to an entry-level contract.
Black, 21, led Swift Current with 97 points (34g-63a) in 69 games this season, closing out his WHL career with 76 goals, 123 assists for 199 points in 214 contests.
Black signed an amateur tryout with Albany on April 8 and made his pro debut with the Devils’ AHL affiliate on April 16. He appeared in Albany’s season finale on April 19, recording a plus-1 and three shots.
The 6-0, 180-lb. native of Regina, Sask., was New Jersey’s fifth-round pick, 135th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft.