Offers in New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils have made offers to three offensive players, hoping to solidify their forwards for the future.Patrik Elias, Jeff Friesen, and Scott Gomez have all been given qualifying offers. Elias’ is the highest at $4.18 million. Lou Lameriello decided to offer Elias the extension even though he contracted Hepatitis A during the lockout in Russia. Elias does not think he will be ready for October 5th, when the season starts. He could accept the offer or go to salary arbitration.

Friesen and Gomez will probably both accept their offers of $2.28 million and $2.2 million, respectively.