Blake Murray is a talented, goal scoring center that saw his draft stock fall from that of a 1st round talent to that of a mid or late round pick. This profile will take a look at what makes Murray an intriguing option from NHL teams on Day 2 of the draft.
In this year’s All About the Jersey roundup of mock drafts for the New Jersey Devils, 26 mock drafts were reviewed and all 26 have Jack Hughes going first overall. To make this year’s roundup more interesting, five mock drafts that went beyond the first round were also highlighted.
John Farinacci is the highest ranked New Jerseyan and American high school-based player in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. This profile goes into what he has done on the ice and what he needs to work on as he goes to Harvard next year.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/17/19
Vladislav Firstov has the tools to make it into the NHL, and the Devils have the picks to brings this talented forward to New Jersey ice.
Today, come check out a forward playing in the USHL who had a stellar season and shot up the rankings a ton. He could have pushed himself into a mid-rounder this year because of it.
Ben Brinkman: 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile || A big, mobile defender who jumped to the NCAA early
After a quiet but solid season as the youngest player in the NCAA, Ben Brinkman’s draft stock slid from some previously high expectations, but there is still plenty to like from the big, mobile defender.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/12/19
Eric Uba is an aggressive, attacking forward that plays a North/South game and excels on the Penalty Kill. This post will profile the draft eligible forward who could be an interesting option in the later rounds.
Brynäs IF forward and 2017 second round draft pick Jesper Boqvist signed an entry level contract with the New Jersey Devils earlier today. This evening post reacts to the news by explaining why this is exciting news.
Nick Robertson of the Peterborough Petes is one of the youngest and smaller players in this draft class. Yet, his great shot, work ethic, and offensive skills make him someone to watch for at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
Mason Primeau is a large center who thrived after being traded to the North Bay Battalion in the OHL last season. His game has some but he could be seen as a project pick - someone that could become useful if those issues are resolved. Learn more about him in this prospect profile.
This versatile forward for the OHL’s Mississauga Steelheads isn’t projected to be a high draft pick, which could make him an absolute ‘steel’ for a team in the later rounds.
Graeme Clarke is an Ottawa native who has played some quality hockey for his hometown 67’s over the past two seasons. He has some international experience as well, a plus coming from loaded Canada, but not a significant amount. His rankings are fairly varied, making him an interesting prospect.
Nathan Legare was among the best goal-scorers in major junior this past season, but that ability comes with a major question mark in the form of his skating and lack of speed. Are his great hands enough to overcome that at the next level?
Today we look at possible targets for the New Jersey Devils to acquire in trades with cap-strapped teams to improve their roster.
Jamieson Rees is a talented, two-way center that has first round level talent but could likely be available in the middle part of the draft due to some injury concerns.
Quinn Olson of the Okotoks Oilers put up a second straight productive season and buzz has picked up about being drafted this year in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Learn more about the forward in this prospect profile.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/3/19
Čajkovič has scouts talking, but is it for the right reasons? This talented but controversial forward might just tick all the right boxes for a top pick, but he may have a few too many of the wrong ones as well.
Today we have another Russian prospect in this year’s draft who came over to play in the QMJHL. Artemi Knyazev is a defenseman with solid offensive upside who had a real good season in the Q, but was not a real standout in Russia before that.
Egor Serdyuk: 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile || A skilled Russian import and potential dark horse out of the QMJHL
Egor Serdyuk put up over a point per game in the QMJHL and is well regarded for his vision and his shot but looks poised to slide in the draft based on his rankings. Could he be a good value pick for the Devils?
Alison Lukan covers the Blue Jackets for The Athletic. Today, I interview her to pick her brain about the wealth of talent they’re about to allow into free agency.
Yaroslav Likhachyov: 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; An Exciting Winger With Boom or Bust Potential
Yaroslav Likhachyov is an exciting prospect with a lot of skill but quite a few questions about his overall game. This profile will take a look at what he does well and what areas of his game still need improvement.
Jake Lee has played two full seasons with Seattle of the WHL, appeared in the 2019 CHL Top Prospects Game, and was invited to a summer selection camp for Canada - all before he turned 18. He is a potential late round defenseman for the 2019 NHL Draft. Learn a little more about him in this prospect profile.
As the New Jersey Devils won the 2019 NHL Draft Lottery, we picked first in the annual SB Nation NHL Mock Draft. We selected center Jack Hughes of the United Stated National Team Development Program. This post contains our reasoning and other thoughts about the top pick this year.
The 2019 IIHF World Championship concluded earlier today with Finland beating Canada for the Gold Medal. Six players in the New Jersey Devils organization participated in the annual tournament. This post summarizes what each of them and their team did this year.