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Kyle Palmieri | Winger | #21

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/1/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (26) / ANA
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Though Kyle Palmieri's contract negotiations remain in their early stages, it sounds like he anticipates the process going fairly smoothly.
The Devils are interested in signing Palmieri to a long-term contract this summer. He's eligible to become a restricted free agent this summer and possess arbitration rights, so even if the two sides can't work out a long-term deal, he's expected to still be back in 2016-17. "I think things will probably move quickly once both sides establish the parameters," Palmieri said. "The rest of it is banging out the details and getting everything right. I assume Ray is pretty busy leading up to the draft [June 24-25] and, as an RFA, there’s nothing that we really have to rush for, no dates we have to get something done by. Right now, it’s just testing it out and establishing a market and getting the right deal done." He broke out in 2015-16 with 30 goals and 57 points in 82 contests. Jun 16 - 9:45 AM

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New Jersey would like to ink Kyle Palmieri to a long-term contract this summer.

Palmieri is set to become a restricted free agent this summer after completing a three-year, $4.4 million deal. He took a major leap forward in 2015-16 with 30 goals and 57 points in 82 contests, which will likely result in him getting a significant raise. "I look forward to signing him to a longer term contract, if that's possible, and if that's not possible he has arbitration rights," Devils GM Ray Shero said. "We're going to get a contract one way or another."
Apr 28 - 11:09 AM

Kyle Palmieri capped his magical season at 30 goals during Saturday's 5-1 win over Toronto.

Palmieri collected his 30th tally plus an assist, giving him 57 points in 82 games for his home town New Jersey. He had 43 goals and 99 points in the 198 prior games in his career. Wow.
Apr 10 - 12:59 AM

Kyle Palmieri registered an assist in the Devils' 2-1 win over Boston Tuesday night.

Palmieri has recorded at least a point in six of his last seven games. He has 29 goals and 54 points in 77 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 30 - 11:05 AM

Kyle Palmieri recorded an assist in a 3-2 loss to Carolina on Sunday.

Palmieri has recorded at least a point in five of his last six games. He has 29 goals and 53 points in 76 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 28 - 9:26 AM

Kyle Palmieri scored a pair of goals to lift New Jersey over Pittsburgh 3-0 on Thursday night.

Palmieri now has 29 goals and 52 points in 74 games this season, and a four game points streak going on. The 25-year-old is enjoying his best offensive season to date with the Devils, and it's not even close. His previous career high was 31 points.
Mar 24 - 9:54 PM

Kyle Palmieri contributed to all three Devils goals in their 6-3 loss to the Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

The winger scored twice and added an assist on Adam Henrique’s 26th of the season. Palmieri has been a steal of an acquisition for the Devils as he now has 27 goals and 49 points, while making $1.6 million. Suffice to say, he’s due for a nice raise this offseason. With some more help around him, Palmieri could really take off in the coming seasons.
Mar 19 - 10:47 PM

Kyle Palmieri missed Friday's practice for maintenance reasons.

Palmieri still traveled with the Devils to Columbus ahead of Saturday's game. Devils coach John Hynes likes Palmieri's chances of participating in the contest, but he wasn't prepared to guarantee anything.
Mar 19 - 5:13 AM

Kyle Palmieri will face his former team, the Anaheim Ducks, on Monday night.

Palmieri will make his first return to the Pond in Anaheim tonight, where his spent the first five season of his NHL career. His first season with the Devils has been his best season as he has surpassed his career high in goals with 25 and assists with 20.
Mar 14 - 10:07 AM

Kyle Palmieri registered an assist in a 3-0 victory over San Jose Thursday night.

It was Palmieri's 20th helper and 45th point in 68 games this season. The 25-year-old has shattered his previous career-highs as the shift from Anaheim to New Jersey seems to have been to his benefit.
Mar 11 - 11:10 AM

Kyle Palmieri scored in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Devils were already down 3-0 before Palmieri was able to get his team on the board in the second period. Not many people expected this kind of offensive output from Palmieri this season. The 25-year-old has 25 goals and 44 points in 67 games this season. Both totals are new career-highs for Palmieri.
Mar 6 - 8:02 PM

Kyle Palmieri had four shots in New Jersey's loss to the Hurricanes last night.

In 64 games this season, Palmieri has 23 goals and 17 assists. In his first season with the Devils, he has already exceeded his career high total in goals and has tied his career high in assists.
Mar 2 - 10:46 AM

Kyle Palmieri scored his 23rd goal of the season in a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers.

The 25-year-old is having himself quite the season. After Tuesday night's game, Palmieri has 23 goals and 40 points in 61 games this season. Palmieri has shattered his career-high of 14 goals and eclipsed his career-high point total of 31 set back in 2013-14. Palmieri finished the evening a plus-2 with four shots on goal, one hit and one blocked shot.
Feb 23 - 10:20 PM

Kyle Palmieri notched a goal and an assist in the Devils’ 4-3 loss to the Panthers on Saturday night.

Palmieri’s stellar season continues. He’s been quite the addition by general manager Ray Shero. Palmieri is on pace for more than 30 goals; he has 22 goals and 39 points on the year. Reid Boucher (goal, two assists) and Travis Zajac (goal, assist) had the other goals.
Feb 20 - 9:39 PM

Kyle Palmieri scored his 21st goal of the season in a 6-3 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Palmieri scored late into the third frame but by that time it was much too late for the Devils to salvage the game. The 25-year-old has 21 goals and 37 points in 58 games this season. Perhaps the goal will do something to spark Palmieri as he had just one point in his last nine games prior to Tuesday night's contest.
Feb 16 - 10:07 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Adam Henrique
2Travis Zajac
3Jacob Josefson
4Sergey Kalinin
5Marc Savard
LW1Mike Cammalleri
2Jiri Tlusty
3Bobby Farnham
4Brian O'Neill
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Beau Bennett
3Stephen Gionta
4Tyler Kennedy
5Devante Smith-Pelly
6Tuomo Ruutu
7Jordin Tootoo
D1Andy Greene
2Adam Larsson
3John Moore
4Jon Merrill
5David Schlemko
6David Warsofsky
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid