Devils sign 2016 first-round pick Michael McLeod to three-year deal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils say they have signed forward Michael McLeod to a three-year contract after making him their top pick in the 2016 draft.

General Manager Ray Shero said the deal was signed Friday.

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McLeod scored 21 goals and had 40 assists in 57 games with Mississauga of the OHL in 2015-16. As a rookie, he had 12 goals and 17 assists in 63 games.

McLeod played for Canada and won gold at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

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