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The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Adam Beckman in a trade with the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Graeme Clarke. The announcement was made by President/General Manager Tom Fitzgerald and Devils' Assistant General Manager/Utica Comets General Manager Dan MacKinnon.

Beckman, 23, has played in 23 career NHL games and made his NHL debut with the Wild on October 30, 2021, in Colorado. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound forward scored his first NHL point, an assist, on November 6, 2021, in Pittsburgh. Beckman has three career assists and 14 penalty minutes, all with Minnesota. In the 2023-24 season, Beckham played in 11 games with the Wild, recording two assists.

Beckman scored 33 points (19 goals, 14 assists) for Iowa of the American Hockey League last season, leading the team in goals and finishing fourth in club scoring. The left-shooter played parts of four seasons with Iowa in the AHL from 2020-21 through 2023-24, totaling 108 points (57 goals, 51 assists) in 181 regular-season games. He also scored one goal in two games during the 2023 Calder Cup Playoffs.

Born on May 10, 2001, Minnesota selected the left wing in the third round, 75th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft. Before his professional career, he played three seasons (2017-18 to 2020-21) in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with Spokane and scored a total of 196 career points (97 goals, 99 assists) in 153 games with the Chiefs.

Clarke played the last four seasons with the Devils organization at the AHL level with Binghamton/Utica. He was selected by New Jersey in the third round, 80th in total, five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft after Minnesota selected Beckman.

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