TOM FITZGERALD

Logo of the New Jersey DevilsNew Jersey Devils

General Manager
Executive Vice President
BORN: Aug. 28, 1968
AGE: 54
BIRTHPLACE: Billerica, Massachusetts, United States

Staff History

TEAMPOSITIONDATE SPANAGE SPANDURATION
Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh PenguinsDirector of Player DevelopmentJul. 17, 2007 - Jul. 2, 200938 - 401 Year, 11 Months, 15 Days
Logo of the Pittsburgh PenguinsPittsburgh PenguinsAssistant General ManagerJul. 3, 2009 - Jun. 30, 201540 - 465 Years, 11 Months, 27 Days
Logo of the New Jersey DevilsNew Jersey DevilsAssistant General ManagerJul. 24, 2015 - Jan. 12, 202046 - 514 Years, 5 Months, 19 Days
Logo of the New Jersey DevilsNew Jersey DevilsExecutive Vice PresidentSep. 7, 2019 - Present51 - 3 Years, 3 Months, 1 Day
Logo of the New Jersey DevilsNew Jersey DevilsGeneral Manager (Interim)Jan. 12, 2020 - Jul. 8, 202051 - 515 Months, 26 Days
Logo of the New Jersey DevilsNew Jersey DevilsGeneral ManagerJul. 9, 2020 - Present51 - 2 Years, 4 Months, 29 Days

GM Player History

SIGNINGS SIGNINGS VALUE DRAFTED TRADES
59$323,923,2503119
DATETRADE DETAILS
Jul. 16, 2022
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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John Marino · $4,400,000$4,400,000$3,500,000
Sum: $4,400,000$4,400,000$3,500,000
Change: +$3,536,667
Change: +$3,536,667
Change: +$2,667,500
Trade
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
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Ty Smith · $863,333$863,333$832,500
2023 3rd round pick (NJD)
Sum: $863,333$863,333$832,500
Change: -$3,536,667
Change: -$3,536,667
Change: -$2,667,500
Jul. 13, 2022
Boston Bruins Acquire:
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Pavel Zacha · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,375,000
Change: -$2,375,000
Change: -$2,500,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Erik Haula · $2,375,000$2,375,000$2,500,000
Sum: $2,375,000$2,375,000$2,500,000
Change: +$2,375,000
Change: +$2,375,000
Change: +$2,500,000
Jul. 8, 2022
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Vitek Vanecek · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
2022 2nd round pick (WPG - #46 - Seamus Casey)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
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2022 2nd round pick (NJD - #37 - Ryan Chesley)
2022 3rd round pick (NJD - #70 - Alexander Suzdalev)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Mar. 21, 2022
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Nathan Schnarr · $0$786,667$70,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$786,667$70,000
Change: -$750,000
Change: +$36,667
Change: -$680,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Andrew Hammond · $750,000$750,000$750,000
Sum: $750,000$750,000$750,000
Change: +$750,000
Change: -$36,667
Change: +$680,000
Dec. 15, 2021
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Jon Gillies · $750,000$750,000$750,000
Sum: $750,000$750,000$750,000
Change: +$750,000
Change: +$750,000
Change: +$750,000
Trade
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
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Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$750,000
Change: -$750,000
Change: -$750,000
Jul. 28, 2021
Buffalo Sabres Acquire:
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Will Butcher ($910,569 retained - 24.4%) · $2,822,764$2,822,764$3,100,000
2022 5th round pick (NJD - #134 - Vsevolod Komarov)
Sum: $2,822,764$2,822,764$3,100,000
Change: +$2,822,764
Change: +$2,822,764
Change: +$3,100,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,822,764
Change: -$2,822,764
Change: -$3,100,000
Jul. 26, 2021
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Christian Jaros · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Trade
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
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Nick Merkley · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Jul. 15, 2021
Colorado Avalanche Acquire:
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Mikhail Maltsev · $809,167$809,167$842,500
2021 2nd round pick (NYI - #61 - Sean Behrens)
Sum: $809,167$809,167$842,500
Change: -$2,357,500
Change: -$2,357,500
Change: -$2,157,500
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Ryan Graves · $3,166,667$3,166,667$3,000,000
Sum: $3,166,667$3,166,667$3,000,000
Change: +$2,357,500
Change: +$2,357,500
Change: +$2,157,500
Apr. 12, 2021
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
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Dmitry Kulikov · $1,150,000$1,150,000$1,150,000
Sum: $1,150,000$1,150,000$1,150,000
Change: +$1,150,000
Change: +$1,150,000
Change: +$1,150,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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2022 4th round pick (EDM - #126 - Charlie Leddy) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: The 2022 4th round pick will upgrade to a 2022 3rd round pick if the Oilers win a playoff round in the 2020-21 Stanley Cup playoffs

Result: Oilers didn't win a playoff round in the 2020-21 Stanley Cup playoffs. Devils will receive the Oilers 2022 4th round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,150,000
Change: -$1,150,000
Change: -$1,150,000
Apr. 11, 2021
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Jonas Siegenthaler · $800,000$800,000$800,000
Sum: $800,000$800,000$800,000
Change: +$800,000
Change: +$800,000
Change: +$800,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
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2021 3rd round pick (ARI - #75 - Ryder Korczak) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: Arizona's draft pick is currently listed as conditional between Arizona and New Jersey. If the pick is not transferred to New Jersey, the 3rd round pick will be changed to New Jerseys 2021 3rd round pick instead of Arizona's

Result: Washington will receive Arizona's 2021 3rd round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$800,000
Change: -$800,000
Change: -$800,000
Apr. 7, 2021
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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AJ Greer · $0$700,000$100,000 (AHL/JR)
Mason Jobst · $0$792,500$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2021 1st round pick (NYI - #29 - Chase Stillman)
2022 4th round pick (NYI - #110 - Daniil Orlov) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: If the Islanders advance to the 2020-21 Stanley Cup Final, the 4th round pick upgrades to a 3rd in 2022 or 2023. Islanders have the option of which pick they will transfer.

Result: Islanders didn't advance to the 2020-21 Stanley Cup Final. Devils will receive the Islanders 2022 4th round pick.
Sum: $0$1,492,500$170,000
Change: -$5,200,000
Change: -$3,707,500
Change: +$490,170,000
Trade
New York Islanders Acquire:
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Kyle Palmieri ($2,325,000 retained - 50%) · $2,325,000$2,325,000$0
Travis Zajac ($2,875,000 retained - 50%) · $2,875,000$2,875,000$0
Sum: $5,200,000$5,200,000$0
Change: +$5,200,000
Change: +$3,707,500
Change: -$490,170,000
Oct. 10, 2020
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Andreas Johnsson · $3,400,000$3,400,000$3,600,000
Sum: $3,400,000$3,400,000$3,600,000
Change: +$3,400,000
Change: +$3,400,000
Change: +$3,600,000
Trade
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire:
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Joey Anderson · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$3,400,000
Change: -$3,400,000
Change: -$3,600,000
Oct. 8, 2020
Columbus Blue Jackets Acquire:
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2021 5th round pick (NJD - #132 - Nikolai Makarov)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$4,600,000
Change: -$4,600,000
Change: -$4,700,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Ryan Murray · $4,600,000$4,600,000$4,700,000
Sum: $4,600,000$4,600,000$4,700,000
Change: +$4,600,000
Change: +$4,600,000
Change: +$4,700,000
Oct. 7, 2020
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
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2020 7th round pick (NJD - #192 - Elliot Ekefjard)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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2021 7th round pick (ARI - #203 - Zakhar Bardakov)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Feb. 24, 2020
Carolina Hurricanes Acquire:
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Sami Vatanen ($2,437,500 retained - 50%) · $2,437,500$2,437,500$0
Sum: $2,437,500$2,437,500$0
Change: +$2,437,500
Change: +$925,834
Change: -$220,500,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Fredrik Claesson · $0$700,000$100,000 (AHL/JR)
Janne Kuokkanen · $0$811,666$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2020 3rd round pick (CAR - #84 - Nico Daws) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: New Jersey receives a 2020 4th round pick if Vatanen plays in 5 regular-season games this season. The pick upgrades to a 2020 3rd round pick if Vatanen plays in 12 regular-season games this season, or if Carolina makes the playoffs and he plays in 70% of their playoff games.


Updated conditions (The NHL revised the conditions due to the 2020 COVID shortened season), the conditions are now as follows:

NJD receives:

a) 2020 3rd round pick if:
1. CAR beats NYR in the 2020 play-in
2. Vatanen plays in 70% or more of CAR’s playoff games (excluding play-in games)

b) 2020 4th round pick if:
1. CAR beats NYR in the 2020 play-in
2. Vatanen plays in at least 2 games against NYR
3. Vatanen plays in less than 70% of CAR’s playoff games

c) No pick if:
1. CAR beats NYR in the 2020 play-in
2. Vatanen plays in less than 2 games against NYR
3. Vatanen plays in less than 70% of CAR's playoff games

d) 2020 or 2021 4th round pick if:
1. CAR loses to NYR in the 2020 play-in
2. Vatanen plays in at least 2 games against NYR

e) No pick if:
1. CAR loses to NYR in the 2020 play-in
2. Vatanen plays in less than 2 games against NYR

Result: New Jersey receives a 2020 3rd round pick.

Sum: $0$1,511,666$170,000
Change: -$2,437,500
Change: -$925,834
Change: +$170,000
Feb. 24, 2020
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Zane McIntyre · $0$700,000$400,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$700,000$400,000
Change: -$75,000
Change: -$450,000
Change: +$400,000
Trade
Vancouver Canucks Acquire:
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Louis Domingue · $75,000$1,150,000$1,150,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $75,000$1,150,000$1,150,000
Change: +$75,000
Change: +$450,000
Change: +$1,150,000
Feb. 24, 2020
Buffalo Sabres Acquire:
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Wayne Simmonds ($2,500,000 retained - 50%) · $2,500,000$2,500,000$0
Sum: $2,500,000$2,500,000$0
Change: +$2,500,000
Change: +$2,500,000
Change: -$245,000,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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2021 5th round pick (BUF - #129 - Topias Vilén) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: If Simmonds plays in 10 regular-season games this season, and Buffalo qualifies for the 2020 playoffs, the selection upgrades to a 2021 4th round pick.

Result: Condition not met. New Jersey receives the 2021 5th round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,500,000
Change: -$2,500,000
Change: $0
Feb. 16, 2020
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Nolan Foote · $0$925,000$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2020 1st round pick (VAN - #20 - Shakir Mukhamadullin) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: If Vancouver's pick is a lottery pick, the 2020 1st round pick will transfer to a 2021 1st round pick instead.

Result: New Jersey will receive Vancouver's 2020 1st round pick
Sum: $0$925,000$70,000
Change: -$1,800,000
Change: -$875,000
Change: +$70,000
Trade
Tampa Bay Lightning Acquire:
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Blake Coleman · $1,800,000$1,800,000$1,800,000
Sum: $1,800,000$1,800,000$1,800,000
Change: +$1,800,000
Change: +$875,000
Change: +$1,800,000
Feb. 16, 2020
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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David Quenneville · $0$775,833$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2021 2nd round pick (NYI - #61 - Sean Behrens)
Sum: $0$775,833$70,000
Change: -$5,000,000
Change: -$4,224,167
Change: +$70,000
Trade
New York Islanders Acquire:
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Andy Greene · $5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
Sum: $5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
Change: +$5,000,000
Change: +$4,224,167
Change: +$5,000,000
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