Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today signed free agent right wing Carter Camper to a one-year, two-way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
Camper, who will turn 28 on July 6, spent last season with Hershey (AHL) scoring nine goals and 25 assists for 34 points and 16 penalty minutes in 64 games played. He spent parts of six previous seasons with AHL teams in Binghamton, Springfield and Providence. In 328 career AHL contests, he has 65 goals and 169 assists for 234 points with 82 penalty minutes and participated in the 2011-12 AHL All-Star Game. He has also skated in 38 Calder Cup Playoff games, tallying 15 goals, 20 assists and 35 points with two penalty minutes. He finished second among all skaters with 17 points (nine goals and eight assists) in 21 games during the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs. During the 2011-12 season, he skated in three games with the Boston Bruins, scoring his first career NHL goal.
The undrafted native of Rocky River, Ohio, played four seasons at Miami University of Ohio, 2007-08 through 2010-11, where he served as captain in his senior season and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. In four years at Miami, he notched 69 goals and 114 assists for 183 points in 156 games. The 5’9”, 175lb. winger played his junior hockey with Lincoln (USHL) and Cleveland (NAHL).