The New Jersey Devils extended Yegor Sharangovich for 2 years at a price of approximately 2M AAV.
2x USD 2 million (1.8/2.2) https://t.co/YR4jwVSaB1
— Elliott Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 5, 2021
Yegor Sharangovich, signed with the New Jersey Devils as a restricted free agent on June 18, 2021. He scored 30 points (16 goals, 14 assists) in 54 games in the NHL rookie season, ranked third among rookies in scoring and fourth, and played an important role in penalty shootouts, and played an important role with center Jack. Hughes and Jenny Kukkanen are tied together.
A native of Minsk, Belarus, was selected by the Devils in the fifth round (141st) of the 2018 NHL Draft. Sharangovich scored 19 goals in the two seasons (125 games) played for Binghamton in the 2018-20 season. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he played for Minsk in the Kontinental Hockey League. The 2020-21 NHL season was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, when he worked with assistant coach Mikhail Grabovksi to release him.
Sharangovich scored 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) in 7 games representing Belarus at the 2021 International Ice Federation World Championships. He also participated in the 2017 and 2018 competitions.