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RELEASE: Devils Acquire Domingue

The Devils flip a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft to the Lightning, in exchange for the goaltender

by New Jersey Devils PR NJDevils / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Devils today acquired goaltender Louis Domingue from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. Domingue was playing with Tampa Bay's AHL team in Syracuse and will report to the Devils' AHL affiliate in Binghamton. The announcement was made by New Jersey Devils Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.

Tampa Bay shall receive New Jersey's own seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft if any one of the following conditions is met:

1) Domingue plays in seven NHL regular-season games for the New Jersey Devils during the 2019-2020 NHL regular season; or

2) Domingue plays in one NHL playoff game for the New Jersey Devils during the 2020 NHL playoffs; or

3) Domingue is traded by the New Jersey Devils prior to the start of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.

Domingue, 27, has played in four games for the Crunch this season, posting a 2-1-1 record with a 3.81 goals-against average. Last season, he set a personal NHL-career high in wins when he went 21-5-0 in 26 games with the Lightning, with a .908 save percentage and 2.88 goals-against average. In 122 career NHL games with Tampa Bay and Arizona, the 6-3, 210lb. netminder has a 55-49-8 record with two shutouts, 2.96 goals-against average and .907 save percentage. He played nearly two seasons with the Lightning after being acquired from Arizona for Michael Leighton and Tye McGinn on November 14, 2017. He played four seasons, 2014-15 through 2017-18, with Arizona.

Through 93 career regular-season AHL contests with Portland, Springfield and Syracuse, Domingue is 42-36-4 with four shutouts, 2.93 goals against-average and .904 save percentage. In addition, the St. Hyacinthe, Que., native has skated in five AHL playoff games. He was selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the fifth round, 138th overall, in the 2010 NHL Draft. He played his junior hockey with Moncton and Quebec in the QMJHL.

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