The Devils will receive a 2016 conditional third-round draft pick in return and will also receive a 2015 fifth-round pick if the Red Wings reach the Eastern Conference final this season, according to Campbell. If Detroit reaches the Stanley Cup final, instead of an additional fifth-round pick the 2016 third-round pick would become a second-rounder.
Zidlicky was traded to New Jersey from the Minnesota Wild in 2012. The 38-year-old signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Devils last June.
In 63 games this season, Zidlicky has recorded four goals and 19 assists while averaging 21:56 time on ice. In his 11-year career, he has scored 35 goals and tallied 140 assists and is a two-time All-Star.
The Red Wings (35-15-11) are currently in third place in the Atlantic Division, while the Devils (26-27-10) are in sixth in the Metropolitan Division.
The NHL trade deadline is 3 p.m. ET on Monday.
- Molly Geary