Sunday July 26th, 2015

The Devils have re-signed defenseman Adam Larsson to a six-year, $25 million deal, the team announced Saturday.

The parties were scheduled for an arbitration hearing on July 29.

“I think this is a good deal for both sides,” Devils general manager Ray Shero told Northjersey.com. “This is a young defenseman at 22 years old who is signed for a six-year term. Adam showed a commitment that he really wanted to be here, and we got him three years past the age of unrestricted free agency.

I think he's only scratched the surface of the kind of player he's going to be. There's a reason he was drafted when he was.”

Larsson was the fourth pick in the 2011 NHL draft, and played his first game for the Devils during the 2011-12 season.

In 64 games last season, Larsson led Devils defensemen with a career-high 21 assists and 24 points.

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