Jon Merrill (D)
||Oklahoma City, OK
Made AHL debut and registered first career assist on Mar. 29, 2013 against Hershey while playing with an ATO agreement … netted first career goal on Apr. 5, 2013 against Providence.
Appeared in 82 games, spanning three seasons with Michigan (CCHA), registered 11 goals and 36 assists for 47 points and a plus-25 mark … played in the 2011 NCAA Championship game and appeared in the 2012 NCAA Midwest Regional … named to the NCAA All-Frozen Four Team, the All-U.S. College Hockey Online Second Team and the Inside College Hockey All-Freshman Team in 2010-11 … was a finalist for CCHA Rookie of the Year, Best Offensive Defenseman and Best Defensive Defenseman in 2010-11 … skated with the United States Development Program between 2008-10 and represented Team USA at the 2011 and 2012 World Junior Championship … competed at the 2009 and the 2010 World Under-18 Championship, winning gold the first year.
Signed entry-level contract with New Jersey, 2013.