The Devils recalled Merkley from Binghamton (AHL) on Thursday.
Source: @NJDevils 02/13/20, 4:02 pm EST
The Devils have acquired Nick Merkley, Nate Schnarr, Kevin Bahl, a 2020 first-round pick and 2021 conditional third-round pick from the Coyotes for Taylor Hall and Blake Speers.
Merkley, who was a 2015 first-round pick (No.30 overall) who has 16 points (3G / 13A) in 26 games with Tucson (AHL) this season. He has appeared in just one career NHL game. He is expected to report to Binghamton (AHL).
Merkley will make his NHL debut on Tuesday.
Merkley, who was the No.30 overall pick in 2015, has collected 12 goals and 12 assists (24 points) in his first 20 career AHL games with Tucson. There’s no word who Merkley will replace in the lineup or who he will skate with.
Source: Dave Vest 12/19/17, 7:15 am EST