NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -Right wing Arron Asham, who appeared in a career-high 80 games with the New York Islanders last season, was signed as a free agent by the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.
``Arron Asham is a veteran forward who brings a level of toughness, intensity, and feistiness to our lineup,'' Devils chief executive Lou Lamoriello said in a statement.
The 29-year-old Asham has played seven seasons in the NHL - the last four with the Islanders. He had 11 goals and 12 assists last season. His career totals are 58 goals and 67 assists.

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