Islanders acquires Devils’ Andy Greene

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils made a trade on Sunday. The islanders acquired veteran defenseman Andy Greene. 

In exchange, the Devils acquired young defensemen David Quenneville. Also, New Jersey added a second-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.

Andy Greene (Getty Images)

Before this trade, Greene spent his entire 14-year career with the Devils. He has also served as the Devils captain for the last five seasons. 

The 37-year-old is in the final-year of a five-year, $25 million deal. He is making $5 million this season. 

Greene also had to waive his no-trade clause to make this deal happen. He will become a free agent in July barring that no extension is made before that. 

The Trenton, Michigan native last played for the Devils on Friday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. He had a -2 +/- in 18 minutes and 40 seconds of ice time. 

This season, he appeared In 53 games. He has two goals and nine assists for 11 points. Greene also had 1 +/- and 14 PIM. 

In his career, he has appeared in 923 games over the last 14 seasons. He has scored 49 goals and assisted on 197 goals for 246 points. 

Greene has a – 19 +/- and 259 PIM. 

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