New Jersey Devils re-sign forward Yegor Sharangovich to 2-year, $4M deal

Yegor Sharangovich
Apr 20, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; New Jersey Devils center Yegor Sharangovich (17) takes the ice to warm up before playing the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The New Jersey Devils re-signed restricted free-agent forward Yegor Sharangovich to a two-year, $4 million contract on Thursday.

He will earn $1.8 million in 2021-22 and $2.2 million in 2022-23, general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced.

Devils sign Yegor Sharangovich

Sharangovich, 23, registered 30 points (16 goals, 14 assists) in 54 games during his 2020-21 rookie season. He was third on the Devils in goals and tied for third in points.

New Jersey drafted the Belarus native in the fifth round (141st overall) in 2018.

Sharangovich represented his home country in international play, participating at the U-20 World Junior Championship (WJC) in 2015-16, 2016-17 (WJC-D1A) and 2017-18. He totaled eight career points (4g-4a) in 17 contests at the U20 WJC level. The Belarussian also appeared at the IIHF’s World Championship (WC) in 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 (WC-D1A) and 2020-21. Sharangovich was named team captain for Belarus at the 2020-21 WC.

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–Field Level Media