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2020 NHL Draft Prospects

A group for all 2020 NHL Draft Prospects related posts.

Kent Johnson: 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile—High Skill, High Ceiling, High Draft Pick

Johnson has the skill, the creativity, and the intelligence to make it big at any level of hockey—but does he have what it takes to be the Devils pick at number 4 overall?

What You Thought: You Liked a Lot of the New Jersey Devils’ Picks at the 2020 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils made eight picks in Tom Fitzgerald’s first draft as general manager earlier this week. Absent any activity on the first day of free agency, this post looks at the results of the flash polls of the reader’s reaction to each of those picks. Most of you mostly like who the Devils picked.

Eight Picks from All Over: A Summary of the New Jersey Devils’ 2020 NHL Draft Class

In the first draft under GM Tom Fitzgerald, the New Jersey Devils selected eight players from various places with no easily identifiable theme among them. This summary goes over what they did over the whole two day event.

2020 NHL Draft: Devils Picked Center Benjamin Baumgartner at 161st Overall in the 6th Round

In the 6th round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils drafted center Benjamin Baumgartner at 161st overall. This post will introduce the player, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

2020 NHL Draft: Devils Picked Defenseman Ethan Edwards at 120th Overall in the 4th Round

In the 4th round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils drafted defenseman Ethan Edwards at 120th overall. This post will introduce the player, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

2020 NHL Draft: Devils Picked Goaltender Nicolas Daws at 84th Overall in the 3rd Round

In the 3rd round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils drafted goaltender Nicolas Daws at 84th overall. This post will introduce the player, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

Draft Day Two for the New Jersey Devils: 2020 NHL Draft Open Post

Today is the second day of the 2019 NHL Draft. After a busy first round, the New Jersey Devils have six picks in the next six rounds. This is an open post for AAtJ readers and Devils fans to discuss the draft as it happens.

Two Out of Three: 2020 NHL Draft Day One Summary for the New Jersey Devils

After much speculation and waiting, the New Jersey Devils used all three of their first round picks to select Alexander Holtz, Dawson Mercer, and Shakir Mukhamadullin. This post is a summary of what the Devils did today with thoughts about the first round in general.

2020 NHL Draft: Devils Picked Shakir Mukhamadullin at 20th Overall in the First Round

After selecting Alexander Holtz and Dawson Mercer in the first round, the Devils have added Shakir Mukhamadullin of the KHL to end their first night of the draft.

2020 NHL Draft: Devils Picked Dawson Mercer at 18th Overall in the First Round

With their second selection in the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils went with another winger and took Dawson Mercer from the Q. Come check out an initial reaction to the pick, and give your own reaction!

2020 NHL Draft: Devils Picked Alexander Holtz at 7th Overall in the First Round

At seventh overall, the New Jersey Devils selected right winger and potential sniper Alexander Holtz from Djurgårdens IF. While he was not my main choice, I like the pick and I explain why it fits well for the Devils in this post.

Three New Jersey Devils Picks, One Night: The 2020 NHL Draft First Round Open Post

Welcome to the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The New Jersey Devils will have three picks in the first round. Will they use all of them? This is an open post for AAtJ readers to discuss what happens as it happens for New Jersey and others.

2020 NHL Draft Preview for the New Jersey Devils: How to Watch and More

After months of review, discussion, and more review, the 2020 NHL Draft will finally begin tomorrow. The New Jersey Devils have three first round picks for Tuesday and six more picks to make on Wednesday. This post previews the event and answers common questions ahead of the NHL Draft.

NHL Mock Draft 2020: New Jersey Devils Select Jacob Perreault with No. 20 Pick

The New Jersey Devils have three first round picks, which also means three picks in the annual SB Nation NHL Mock Draft. With the third one, we selected right winger Jacob Perreault of the Sarnia Sting of the OHL. This post contains our reasoning as to why he was picked.

The All About the Jersey 2020 Prospect Profile Index

With the 2020 NHL Draft taking place in two days, it is a time to take a look back at the prospect profiles; and highlight and thank the many resources available for hockey prospect coverage that informed many of the profiles performed at All About the Jersey this year.

NHL Mock Draft 2020: New Jersey Devils Select Rodion Amirov with No. 18 Pick

The New Jersey Devils have three first round picks, which also means three picks in the annual SB Nation NHL Mock Draft. With the second one, we selected left winger Rodion Amirov of Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the KHL. This post contains our reasoning and why he was picked ahead of others.

2020 NHL Mock Draft Roundup: Plenty to Choose for the New Jersey Devils

With the New Jersey Devils owning three first round picks in the 2020 NHL Draft, they have a lot of options to decide. To help clarify those options, this post rounded up 18 mock draft to figure out who should be expected to be there at each selection.

NHL Mock Draft 2020: New Jersey Devils Select Cole Perfetti with No. 7 Pick

The New Jersey Devils have three first round picks, which also means three picks in the annual SB Nation NHL Mock Draft. With the first one, we selected center Cole Perfetti of the Saginaw Spirit of the OHL. This post contains our reasoning and why he was picked ahead of others.

The All About the Jersey 2020 NHL Mock Draft of the First Round

With the 2020 NHL Draft taking place next week, the staff at All About the Jersey put together a mock draft for the first round. Read on to find out who the writers picked for the New Jersey Devils with their three first round picks.

Potential Picks for the New Jersey Devils at 7th Overall in the 2020 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils will get down to business early at the 2020 NHL Draft as they have the 7th overall selection. This year’s draft features an exciting group of prospects that could have their name called by the Devils at this spot. This post will take a look at the potential selections for the 7th overall pick.

What Should it Take for the Devils to Trade a Draft Pick?

The Devils have three first round picks this year, and can afford to move at least one. However, if they trade a pick - should it be up, down, or for a player?

Potential Picks for the New Jersey Devils at 18th and 20th Overall in the 2020 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils have a huge opportunity to add some serious talent in the 2020 NHL Draft with three 1st round picks. Today’s post will take a look at some potential options for those 18th and 20th overall selections.

Ready or Not, Here Comes Nick Merkley

What does this new winger have to do to earn another look at the NHL level?

2020 NHL Draft Profiles: Joel Blomqvist, Drew Commesso, Nick Malik

Today on our post-first round draft profiles, we will be taking a look at goalies.

2020 NHL Draft Prospect Profiles: Alexander Pashin, Dmitri Ovechinnikov, Yevgeni Oksentyuk

The New Jersey Devils have a plethora of picks in the mid to late rounds of the 2020 NHL Draft. This means they could take a chance on a small but skilled forward in those later rounds. Today’s post will focus on three such forwards that could be available in those rounds. They are Alexander Pashin, Dmitri Ovechinnikov, and Yevgeni Oksentyuk.

Anyone But NY: Phase 2 of the NHL Draft Lottery Open Post

The New Jersey Devils did not win the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery. A placeholder team did. This means one of the eight teams that were knocked out of the Qualifying Round will get the right to pick Alexis Lafreniere in October. This post is for Devils fans to react to the lottery and hope it is not won by Our Hated Rivals.

2020 NHL Draft Prospect Profiles: Zayde Wisdom, Daemon Hunt, Ethan Cardwell

Thanks to Carolina playing Sami Vatanen in the Qualifying Round win over Our Hated Rivals, the New Jersey Devils now have three fourth round picks for 2020. This post goes over three hardworking skaters that could be available in the middle of the 2020 NHL Draft: Zayde Wisdom, Daemon Hunt, and Ethan Cardwell.

2020 NHL Draft Lottery Aftermath for the New Jersey Devils: An All About the Jersey Roundtable

Bill Daly revealed the results of the first phase of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery on Friday. The New Jersey Devils are picking seventh overall. Now what? Multiple writers at All About the Jersey answer some of the questions raised in the aftermath of the draft lottery in this roundtable post.

Post-Lottery Dive: What Should the Devils Do?

With the draft lottery taking place last night, and now having more clarity on where the Devils will be drafting, let’s take a deeper dive into who will be available and who I want the team to take with their first pick in the first round.

2020 NHL Draft Lottery Results: New Jersey Devils Fall to Seventh Overall

After weeks of waiting, hoping, and wishing, the first phase of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery was completed tonight. The New Jersey Devils fell one spot to seventh overall and, more worringly, a loser from the Qualifying Round will pick first overall. This post is a quick reaction to the results.

The Curious Case of the New Jersey Devils History of Drafting Finnish Players

The New Jersey Devils have been participants in the NHL Entry Draft since 1982. Since then, they have drafted 363 players with just 13 of those players coming from Finland. This post will take a look back on the Devils lack of success with those prospects, while also looking towards the future of how Finnish players could help the team move forward.

Ryder Rolston: Big mid-round prospect with untapped potential

Ryder Rolston is a big, strong forward with familial ties to the organization, looking for a chance.