The New Jersey Devils re-signed defenseman Will Butcher to a three-year, $11.2 million contract Wednesday.

According to general manager Ray Shero, the 24-year-old Butcher will earn $3.5 million in 2019-20, $3.6 million in 2020-21 and $4.1 million in 2021-22.

Butcher tallied four goals and 26 assists in 78 games last season, finishing second among New Jersey's defensemen with 30 points.

In 2017-18, he tallied 44 points (five goals, 39 assists) in 81 games and made the NHL All-Rookie Team.

Butcher was a fifth-round pick by the Colorado Avalanche in 2013 out of the University of Denver, where he won the Hobey Baker Award in 2017.

--Field Level Media.

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