The Devils have signed Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year deal worth $2.6 million ($1.3M AAV).
Smith-Pelly, 24, was acquired by the Devils from Montreal at the trade deadline and played really well for New Jersey. Smith-Pelly had just 12 points (6G / 6A) in 46 games with the Habs before the trade, but collected 13 points (8G / 5A) in only 18 games following the trade. D.S.P could find himself on a top-line with Adam Henrique and the newest Devil Taylor Hall.
The Devils have acquired Devante Smith-Pelly from the Canadiens for Stefan Matteau.
Smith-Pelly picked up 12 points (6G / 6A) in 46 games with the Canadiens this season. DSP didn’t breakout like the Habs hoped when they acquired him from the Ducks last season. He heads to New Jersey for a fellow underachieving forward in Stefan Matteau.
Smith-Pelly will be back in the Canadiens' lineup on Tuesday.
Smith-Pelly was scratched in the last three games, but will be back in the lineup on Tuesday in Philadelphia. Smith-Pelly will replace Dale Weise in the lineup—he had eight points (3G / 5A) in 28 games this season.
Smith-Pelly to replace Gallagher (hand) on the Canadiens' top line.
Smith-Pelly missed Sunday’s game with a lower-body injury, but he is expected to play on the top line in Wednesday’s game. Smith-Pelly is a big body, who has one goal and five assists in 21 games this season. This definitely bumps DSP’s fantasy value, but there is no saying how long he will play on the top line.
Smith-Pelly will be back in the Canadiens lineup on Thursday.
Smith-Pelly was a healthy scratch in the last two games, but will be back in the lineup tonight vs. Washington. He has registered just one assist in 15 games with the Canadiens, after posting 17 points (5G / 12A) in 54 games with the Ducks before the trade. He will replace Brian Flynn in the lineup.
Smith-Pelly is expected to be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
Smith-Pelly played just 8:57 on Thursday and it looks like he will be a healthy scratch tonight vs. the Panthers. He has one assist, a minus-4 rating and 20 shots in 15 games since being traded to Montreal.
Smith-Pelly will make his Canadiens debut on Thursday.
Smith-Pelly will make his Montreal debut on Thursday after being acquired from Anaheim on Tuesday. He will replace Christian Thomas and likely skate on the third line with Jacob De La Rose and Brandon Prust.
The Canadiens have acquired Devante Smith-Pelly from Anaheim for Jiri Sekac.
Smith-Pelly was a second round pick (42nd overall) in 2010. He is a big body at 6-foot, 220 lbs. so he definitely brings some size up front for the Canadiens. In 54 games this season, he has recorded five goals and 12 assists (17 points).
Smith-Pelly (shoulder) is available for the Ducks on Thursday.
Smith-Pelly has missed the last three games with a shoulder injury that he suffered vs. the Kings last Wednesday. Head coach Bruce Boudreau would not commit to Smith-Pelly being in the lineup, but the 22-year-old forward deemed himself “good to go.”