New Jersey Devils acquire defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler from Washington Capitals

Jan 22, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler (34) battles for the puck with Buffalo Sabres center Dylan Cozens (24) in the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The New Jersey Devils acquired defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler from the Washington Capitals on Sunday in exchange for a conditional third-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.

Siegenthaler, 23, registered a minus-3 rating and did not record a point in seven games this season. The Switzerland native has 13 points (two goals, 11 assists) in 97 career games since being selected by the Capitals in the second round of the 2015 NHL Draft.

The conditional third-round pick initially belonged to the Arizona Coyotes. It was acquired by the Devils as part of the Taylor Hall trade on Dec. 16, 2019.

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Washington now owns seven picks in the 2021 NHL Draft. The Capitals have one selection in each of the first four rounds, two in the fifth and one in the sixth.

–Field Level Media