Anaheim Ducks Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Calgary Flames Carolina Hurricanes Chicago Blackhawks Colorado Avalanche Columbus Blue Jackets Dallas Stars Detroit Red Wings Edmonton Oilers Florida Panthers Los Angeles Kings Minnesota Wild Montreal Canadiens Nashville Predators New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers Ottawa Senators Philadelphia Flyers Phoenix Coyotes Pittsburgh Penguins San Jose St. Louis Blues Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs Vancouver Canucks Washington Capitals Winnipeg Jets
Magazine Schedule Rumors Rankings Teams Headlines Lifestyle Rookie Watch Ice Girls Videos TFP Radio Subscribe
Bookmark and Share
July 5, 2013 | 6:40pm ET
Devils sign Ryder to 2-year contract
TheFourthPeriod.com

The New Jersey Devils have signed unrestricted free agent right wing Michael Ryder to a two-year, $7 million contract.

Earlier in the day, the Devils signed free agent right wing Rostislav Olesz to a one-year, $1 million deal.

Ryder, 33, collected 16 goals and 19 assists for 35 points in 46 games with the Dallas Stars and Montreal Canadiens last season.

In 667 career NHL regular-season games with the Canadiens, Boston Bruins and Stars, Ryder has accumulated 213 goals and 218 assists for 431 points.

Ryder was originally drafted by the Habs in the eighth-round (216th overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.

Olesz, 27, will enter his ninth year in North America, after spending the 2012-13 season with Rockford (AHL).

He has career totals of 57 goals and 75 assists for 132 points and 118 penalty minutes in 355 NHL regular-season contests.

Olesz was Florida's first choice, and seventh overall selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.


Free Agency  Get the latest news on the Free Agent market
Extras  NHL Player Photo Shoots | Exclusive NHL lifestyle stories
Magazine  Get to know your favorite players. Subscribe to Hockey's Lifestyle Magazine today!

Join US

SPEAK UP

 
 
 
 
 

TFP Newsletter

 
 
 
Contact Us | Jobs @ TFP | Our Team | Advertise | Privacy Policy
© 2013 TFP Media, Inc. | All Rights Reserved | The Fourth Period™ and Ice Girls™ are registered trademarks.