Devils re-sign centre Pelley, acquire Cormier in trade with Coyotes

NEWARK, N.J. – The New Jersey Devils re-signed centre Rod Pelley on Friday and acquired forward Kevin Cormier in a trade with the Phoenix Coyotes.

Pelley had two goals and four assists in 58 games with the Devils last season.

New Jersey traded defenceman Sean Zimmerman to get Cormier, who had three goals and two assists in 23 games last season for Arizona of the Central Hockey League.

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Zimmerman split the 2007-2008 season between the Devils’ minor league affiliates in Trenton and Lowell.