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Devils sign Miles Wood to 4-year contract, $11 million deal

In this Oct. 14, 2017 file photo, New Jersey Devils Miles Wood, second from left, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game game in New York. (Julie Jacobson / Associated Press)
In this Oct. 14, 2017 file photo, New Jersey Devils Miles Wood, second from left, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game game in New York. (Julie Jacobson / Associated Press)
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. – The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Miles Wood to a four-year, $11 million contract.

General manager Ray Shero announced the signing Saturday. Wood will earn $2.5 million annually in the first three years of the contract and $3.5 millon in 2021-22.

Wood, who scored a career-high 19 goals last season, will join the team for practice on Sunday. He also set new career highs with 76 games played, 13 assists, 32 points, 170 shots and three power play goals last season. His goal and shot totals placed him fourth on the squad.

Wood has scored 27 goals and 22 assists for 49 points in 137 career NHL games.

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