The Devils have brought Nick Lappin back into the fold by re-signing him “to a one-year, two-way contract worth $700,000 at the NHL level and $225,000 ($250,000 guaranteed) at the AHL level.”
The 25-year-old forward played in 65 games for Binghamton last season according to the press release put out by the Devils. There he scored 31 goals (which led the Binghamton club and qualified as fourth in the AHL) and 22 assists, totaling 53 points. He also had 37 penalty minutes.
He also played in six NHL contests in 2017-18, totaling one goal. He has 49 career NHL games with five goals and three assists for eight NHL points and 21 PIMs.
The righty-shooting Brown University product is 6’1″ tall and 175 pounds. His NCAA career saw him tally 51 goals and 55 assists totaling 106 points along with 79 PIMs according to the press release. Prior to college, he played in the USHL for the Cedar Rapids Roughriders and the Tri-City Storm.
The press release notes that the Geneva, Illinois-native’s father, Peter, played in the NHL for the Minnesota North Stars and the San Jose Sharks.