The Return to Play effort was successfully completed. While the offseason for the New Jersey Devils technically started back in March as they were not a part of the Return to Play effort, this is the week where the major offseason events will take place. First up is the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Tonight is the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft. The Devils own three picks in the first round: seventh, eighteenth, and twentieth overall. Who will they take? Will they use all three picks or will they move up or down? We will find out tonight.
The Time: 7:00 PM ET
The Broadcast: TV - NBC SN, SportsNet, TVA Sports.
The Location: N/A. It is a remote draft.
The Devils’ Picks Tonight: Seventh, eighteenth, and twentieth overall.
The AAtJ Prospect Profiles for 2020: All of them are here.
The AAtJ Mock Draft Picks: In our internal site mock draft, we decided on Marco Rossi at seventh overall, Noel Gunler at eighteenth overall, and Kaiden Guhle at twentieth overall.
The SB Nation Mock Draft Picks: In the network-wide mock draft, we selected Cole Perfetti at seventh overall, Rodion Amirov at eighteenth overall, and Jacob Perreault at twentieth overall.
The AAtJ Draft Preview: Everything you may want to know about this draft from a Devils-perspective is in this post.
The Rules: As always, keep your comments clean & respectful to others, relevant to the Devils and/or the NHL draft as a whole, and do not post illegal streams. We will try to get a post up specific for the draft pick (and any other significant moves made by the Devils tonight). So please bear with us throughout the night. You can and should comment, react, praise, and jeer the picks made throughout the first round. Thank you for being a part of us for the 2020 NHL Draft. Go Devils.