The Devils announced earlier today that they signed five players to AHL contracts: Defensemen Matt Cohen, Chris Murray, and Matt Taormina; and forwards Trevor Kell and Louis Robitaille. The announcement was made by Lowell Devils General Manager Chris Lamoriello.
Cohen, 23, has been in the organization for the last two years, splitting his time between Trenton and Lowell. Last season, Cohen (6-1, 200) had 12 goals and 48 points in 58 games.
Murray, 24, played last season for Hartford (AHL) and Charlotte (ECHL). The 6-2, 185-pound native of Dover, Mass. had no goals and three assists in 13 AHL games last season and had two goals and 13 assists in 53 games with Charlotte in the ECHL.
Taormina, 22, had two goals and three assists in 11 games with Binghamton of the AHL last season. He joined the Senators after completing his college career at Providence. He had 20 goals and 45 assists in 141 career games at Providence. He is listed at 5-11, 185.
Kell, 23, has split each of the last two seasons between Lowell and Trenton. He had 20 goals and 30 assists in 65 regular season games last season with Trenton.
Robitaille, 27, spent the 2008-09 season with St. Hyacinthe and Cortina (in Italy). The 6-2, 225-pound left wing has two NHL games on his resume from 2005-06 with Washington. He failed to register a point.
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