Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Brandon Baddock to a three-year, two-way entry-level contract. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
Baddock, 21, was selected by New Jersey in the sixth round, 161st overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft. He served as captain of Edmonton (WHL) this past season, scoring a career-high 22 goals to go along with 13 assists and 143 penalty minutes in 68 games.
During the 2013-14 season, Baddock helped lead the Oil Kings to a WHL Championship and capture the Memorial Cup. Over his four-year junior career, he totaled 54 goals and 49 assists for 103 points while accumulating 480 penalty minutes in 255 games.
The 6-3, 215-lb. Baddock was born on March 29, 1995 in Vermilion, Alberta.