Devils Acquire F Patrick Maroon From Oilers


The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Patrick Maroon to the New Jersey Devils for a third-round draft pick and prospect J.D. Dudek.

The 29-year-old Maroon carries a $1.5 million cap hit and is an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.

In 57 games this season, he has 14 goals and 16 assists.

The St. Louis, Mo., native is in his eighth season in the NHL after being drafted in the sixth round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.