Devils purchase Greer, Jobst


The New Jersey Devils have acquired forwards A.J. Greer and Mason Jobst, a first-round decide within the 2021 NHL Draft and a conditional fourth-round alternative within the 2022 NHL Draft from the New York Islanders in change for middle Travis Zajac and proper wing Kyle Palmieri.

Greer, 24, has tallied one aim and one help in 10 video games with the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season. Acquired by the Islanders in a commerce with Colorado on Oct. 11, 2020, Greer has skated in 209 AHL video games over 5 seasons within the AHL with Bridgeport, Colorado and San Antonio, totaling 59 objectives and 70 assists for 129 factors.

As a rookie in 2016-17, Greer participated within the AHL All-Star Traditional and likewise obtained the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award because the AHL’s Man of the 12 months in recognition of his excellent contributions to the San Antonio group.

Initially a second-round decide within the 2015 NHL Draft, Greer has appeared in 37 NHL video games with Colorado, selecting up one aim and 5 assists.

Jobst, 27, has tallied two assists in seven video games with Bridgeport this season. He recorded 5 objectives and eight assists in 44 video games as a rookie with the Sound Tigers in 2019-20.

Jobst signed as a free agent with the Islanders after 4 seasons at Ohio State College, the place he was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as a senior in 2019.


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