ALBANY, NY – The New Jersey Devils have claimed Alexander Urbom off waivers from the Washington Capitals and have loaned him to the Albany Devils.
Urbom, 23, was selected 73rd overall by New Jersey during the 2009 NHL Draft. He played three seasons with the Devils organization, splitting time between the NHL and AHL.
The Capitals acquired the 6-4, 215 lbs. defensemen off waivers in early October and logged 20 games, producing a goal and an assist with Washington.
Urbom, who represented Albany at the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic, has logged 190 AHL games. He has produced 43 points with four goals and 39 helpers. His NHL totals include 34 games with four points with three goals and four helpers.