Harri Pesonen C NJ 9 Months

Harri Pesonen has signed a two-year contract to play for Lausanne of Switzerland's National League A.

He skated in four games with New Jersey in 2013-14, but he spent most of the year in the minors with Albany where he notched 15 goals and 36 points in 75 matches.

Harri Pesonen C NJ Jul 01 '79

Although Harri Pesonen was cut from the Devils' roster, coach Pete DeBoer sees him as a call up candidate.

"He had a good camp," DeBoer said. "Unfortunately, he got hurt there and it kind of ended his audition." Pesonen battled a groin injury during the preseason. He had 14 goals and 17 assists in 64 AHL games last season.

Harri Pesonen C NJ Jul 01 '79

Harri Pesonen didn't make the New Jersey Devils' opening game roster.

Instead Pesonen is projected to start the season with AHL Albany. He had 14 goals and 17 assists in 64 AHL games in 2012-13. He also played in four NHL games, but didn't record a point.

Harri Pesonen C NJ Jun 30 '79

Harri Pesonen has a sore groin.

The ailment has prevented him from skating for the last three days, but he hopes to resume on-ice workouts on Friday. Pesonen had 31 points in 64 games with AHL Albany last year and he suited up in four NHL games with New Jersey.

Harri Pesonen C NJ Jan 03 '79

Harri Pesonen was brought back up by the Devils on Sunday.

He doesn't have a point in three games with New Jersey this season.

Harri Pesonen C NJ Dec 21 '78

New Jersey Devils recalls Harri Pesonen from AHL Albany.

The Devils had an open roster spot when Henrik Tallinder was moved to injured reserve Tuesday. Pesonen joined the Devils in training camp this year but was eventually assigned to Albany. He has 11 goals and 26 points in 54 AHL games this season and will likely skate on the Devils' fourth line. He has no fantasy value.