Wildcats’ Sweeney signs ATO with New Jersey Devils


Moncton Wildcats defenceman Jacob Sweeney signed an amateur try-out contract with the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils.

The Wildcats confirmed the news on Saturday:

Sweeney, 20, appeared in 66 games with the Wildcats last season, recording 17 goals and 29 assists along with posting a plus-10 rating and 58 penalty minutes.

The native of Quebec City, Que., also attended the Devils development camp earlier this month.