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New Jersey Devils sign Russian defenseman Egor Yakovlev

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have signed Russian defenseman Egor Yakovlev to a one-year, entry-level contract.

General manager Ray Shero announced the move Monday.

Yakovlev has spent the past six seasons in the KHL with SKA St. Petersburg and Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. He had five goals and four assists in 35 games this past season with St. Petersburg.

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Leaders
Points: T. Hall93
Plus/Minus: T. Hall14
Shots on Goal: T. Hall278
PIM: M. Wood84
Win: K. Kinkaid26
Shutouts: K. Kinkaid1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 243 (15)
Shots: 2599 (18)
PP%: 21.4% (10)
Penalty Minutes: 694 (17)
Assists: 387 (20)
SH Goals: 12 (1)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
xy-Washington 49 26 7 105
x-Pittsburgh 47 29 6 100
x-Philadelphia 42 26 14 98
x-Columbus 45 30 7 97
x-New Jersey 44 29 9 97
Carolina 36 35 11 83
NY Islanders 35 37 10 80
NY Rangers 34 39 9 77
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 240 (15)
Shots Against: 2616 (16)
PK%: 81.8% (8)
Penalty Minutes: 686 (17)
Shutouts: 2 (28)
Sv%: 0.908 (18)
Injuries
Date Player Status
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/28 A. Cangelosi Signed with European team Lillehammer IK (Norway)
5/21 Y. Yakovlev Signed as Free Agent One-year, entry-level contract
5/18 Y. Dyblenko Signed with European team SKA St. Petersburg (KHL-Russia)
4/27 C. Bertschy Signed with European team Lausanne HC (Switzerland)
4/16 M. McLeod Called up from minors from Binghamton-AHL
4/16 B. Strait Called up from minors from Binghamton-AHL
4/16 M. Kapla Called up from minors from Binghamton-AHL
4/16 C. Bertschy Called up from minors from Binghamton-AHL
4/16 N. Lappin Called up from minors from Binghamton-AHL
4/16 B. Pietila Called up from minors from Binghamton-AHL
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