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UFA Preview: Johnny Gaudreau & Erik Gudbranson

Johnny Gaudreau is one of the best left wingers in the NHL. Erik Gudbranson is a big, tough defenseman who would bring a quality the Devils are lacking. Do either player make sense for the Devils to pursue in UFA?

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DitD & Open Post - 6/29/22: Photo Finish Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/29/22

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New Jersey Devils Announce 7 Game Preseason Schedule; Set Dates for Development Camp

Earlier this morning, the New Jersey Devils announced a seven-game schedule for their 2022-23 preseason. Yesterday, season ticket holders received information about the team’s Development Camp in July. Learn more about both in this post.

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David Jiricek: 2022 NHL Prospect Profile; The Other Two-Way Defenseman with Top Pair Potential

David Jiricek is one of the top players in the 2022 draft, and one of the 2 highest ranked defensemen along with Simon Nemec. Learn what makes him rated so highly in today’s prospect profile.

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Tomas Hamara: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; An Effective Two-Way Defenseman with a Lower Ceiling

Tomas Hamara is an efficient two-way defenseman without a notable weakness. His all-around toolkit and ability to handle pressure make him a good prospect, but without an elite ability in any area of the game, he’s a player whose ceiling may be limited.

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NHL Mock Draft 2022: New Jersey Devils Select Logan Cooley with No. 2 Pick

The New Jersey Devils will be picking second overall in Montreal on July 7 for the 2022 NHL Draft. In this year’s SBN NHL Mock Draft, we picked center Logan Cooley of the USNTDP. This post contains our reasoning and why he was picked - even just over Juraj Slafkovsky.

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Tyler Brennan: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: The Top North American Goaltending Prospect This Year

Today for our continuing prospect coverage at AATJ, we take a look at the top ranked North American goaltending prospect from Central Scouting. With the Devils desperately needing goaltending help, he could be someone of interest to this team.

Isaiah George: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile | A Mobile Defensive Defenseman with Two-Way Potential and Mid-Pairing Upside

Isaiah George is a defenseman with some size, speed, and great overall mobility on his skates, despite some relatively limited scoring in his career up to this point. Does he have the tools to develop into an effective all-around defenseman at the NHL level?

DitD & Open Post - 6/25/22: Oh, Hi, Mark Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/25/22

Nicholas Moldenhauer: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Versatile Forward With Playmaking Instincts

In today’s prospect profile, we will take a look at one of the most promising players out of the United States Hockey League, Nicholas Moldenhauer of the Chicago Steel. This versatile player can line up at either center or right wing.

UFA Preview: Valeri Nichushkin and Andre Burakovsky

The theme from yesterday continues as we look at a pair of pending UFAs who are currently still playing hockey this season. Today it is Colorado Avalanche forwards Valeri Nichushkin and Andre Burakovsky; would either be a fit for the New Jersey Devils?

UFA Preview: Ondrej Palat & Nick Paul

Today, we take a look at a pair of pending UFAs from the two-time (soon to be three-time?) Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning in Ondrej Palat and Nicholas Paul. Do either of these forwards make sense for the Devils to pursue?

DitD & Open Post - 6/22/22: Awards Time Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/22/22

Shane Wright: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Apparent Leader of the Class

Shane Wright was projected to go first overall in 2022 for multiple years. Now that the NHL Draft is soon, he is still seen as the top guy - but not by a lot. Learn what makes Wright great and what the concerns are in this prospect profile.

Elias Salomonsson; 2022 NHL Draft Profile; An Offensive Defenseman with Top 4 Potential?

Elias Salomonsson was considered a sure first rounder last year, saw his stock drop significantly at the start of this year, and recovered back to first round territory. The defenseman has the offense, but his defense could hold him back

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DitD & Open Post - 6/20/22: Bratt Talk Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/20/22

Topias Leinonen: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: A Huge Goalie Who Covers the Net Well

This may be a weak goalie draft, but that should not stop Tom Fitzgerald from continuing to deepen the goalie prospect pool.

Christian Kyrou: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Late Blooming Undersized Offensive Defenseman

Christian Kyrou is a smaller right-shot defenseman who is all about offense. He is a late-bloomer who still has a lot of work to do in his own end, but he could be a steal if slips to the later rounds of the draft.

David Goyette: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Lethal Center When on the Move

Today, come check out a Canadian center who was a point producing force on a bad OHL team. On the move, he is dynamic, but how high will that get him in the draft?

DitD & Open Post - 6/17/22: Remember the Misery? Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/17/22

UFA Preview: Ilya Mikheyev and Ilya Lyubushkin

We go north of the border for the first time today in our UFA preview, looking at two different Ilyas both of the Toronto Maple Leafs; would either be a good target for the New Jersey Devils?

UFA Preview: Andrew Copp & Justin Braun

With unrestricted free agency inching closer, we take a look at a pair of pending UFAs from the Rangers in Andrew Copp and Justin Braun. This post dives into why I think both players make sense as potential Devils targets, to varying degrees.

DitD & Open Post - 6/15/22: Coaching Moves Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/15/22

Juraj Slafkovsky: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Dynamic, Highly-Skilled, Power Forward

In today’s prospect profile, we will take a look at Slovakian left wing Juraj Slafkovsky who has already emerged as a favorite prospect amongst the New Jersey Devils fanbase. Let’s get to know more about this prospect and why he could make a lot of sense for the Devils as they hold the 2nd overall selection.

Alexander Suzdalev: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile | A High-End Playmaker but Also a Project

Alexander Suzdalev is a Swedish winger with size and great vision to make plays with the puck. He also has some work to do to make his game complete enough to make it at the next level. Is he a project worth undertaking early on the second day of the draft?

DitD & Open Post - 6/13/22: Conversations! Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/13/22

Gleb Trikozov: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; The Electric Hawksbill

Gleb Trikozov was a scoring machine for Omskie Yastreby of the MHL. He flashed a lot of talent that has some drooling over his potential, although some question his situation and effort. This post is a profile into the skilled forward.

Adam Sykora: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: The Defensive Whiz

Adam Sykora is considered one of the best defensive players in this year’s draft, and he has some interesting aspects to his game that could make him a first round pick

Alexander Perevalov: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: A High-Motor, Smooth-Skating Two-Way Winger

Skating? Check. Shot? Check. Physicality? Check. Personality? Check. This guy could be great.

DitD & Open Post - 6/10/22: Jersey Johnny Hockey Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/10/22

UFA Preview: Nino Niederreiter and Vincent Trocheck

Moving north from yesterday’s preview, today we take a look at two of the Carolina Hurricanes UFAs in Trocheck and Niederreiter. This post looks at why both are useful players, but I think the Devils would be better off looking elsewhere.

UFA Preview: Mason Marchment & Ben Chiarot

The Florida Panthers have two players in Mason Marchment and Ben Chiarot who are slated to hit unrestricted free agency this offseason. This post dives into why I have more interest in the former than the latter as a potential fit for the Devils.

DitD & Open Post - 6/8/22: Get on the Phone Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/8/22

P.K. Subban Won the King Clancy Trophy; First in New Jersey Devils History

P.K. Subban made New Jersey Devils history this evening. Tonight, the NHL announced that he has won the King Clancy Trophy for his several off-ice charitable and community efforts. Subban is the first Devil to win this award.

Simon Nemec: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Two-Way Defenseman with Top-Pair potential

Today we examine one of the top prospects in the 2022 NHL draft, right shot defenseman Simon Nemec. Nemec is a great all-around player, but is he worthy of the Devils 2nd overall pick?

Jordan Dumais: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Diminutive Winger With Massive Points but Low Draft Grades

Today, we are profiling one of the more interesting cases in this draft class. By numbers alone, Dumais is a first round talent. But he is very small, and so is ranked much, much lower.

DitD & Open Post - 6/6/22: Workouts and Invites Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/6/22

Adam Ingram: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile | A forward with a high-quality shot headed to the NCAA

Adam Ingram is a forward taking the unorthodox route for a Canadian prospect, going through the USHL and soon the NCAA. He can shoot the puck well and is capable of setting others up, too, but will need some time to polish his overall game.