Devils sign defenseman Vojtech Mozik to entry-level contract

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have signed Czech free agent defenseman Vojtech Mozik to an entry-level contract.

General manager Ray Shero announced the signing Monday.

The 22-year-old Mozik spent the previous three seasons with Plzen and was a member of its 2012-13 league championship squad. Last season, he led all defensemen in the Czech Extraliga with a career-high 10 goals. He also established career highs with 19 assists, 29 points and 94 penalty minutes.

Mozik had a goal and two assists at the 2012 World Junior Championships.

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