2023 NHL Draft Prospects
A group for all posts related to 2023 NHL Draft Prospects, profiles and more.
The New Jersey Devils drafted five players at the 2023 NHL Draft. This post shows the results of the quick polls of each draft pick to gauge the fans’ - the People Who Matter - initial reactions to who the Devils drafted this year.
Late Picks & Notable Hockey IQ: Concluding Thoughts about the New Jersey Devils at the 2023 NHL Draft
The New Jersey Devils entered their least important NHL Draft in a while in Nashville with six picks. They used five of them, which were all late in the draft outside of the 58th overall pick. This post is an overview of what the Devils, why it was fine, and why it was not essential.
At 186th overall in the sixth round of the 2023 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils drafted defenseman Daniil Karpovich of Avto from the MHL. He was a top scoring defenseman in his league, he is large, and he may be ready for tougher competition. Learn more about the player with this post.
Cole Brown is described as a power forward, and is expected to grow into a large 6’2" frame.
At 154th overall in the fifth round of the 2023 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils drafted defenseman Chase Cheslock. He played for four teams in 2022-23, mostly with Rogers High School in Minnesota. Learn more about the player with this post.
In the late fourth round, Tom Fitzgerald took Cam Squires from the Cape Breton Eagles of the QMJHL.
With their first pick of the second day of the 2023 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils selected Porin Ässät winger Lenni Hämeenaho of Liiga at 58th overall. This post is a quick reaction to the selection of a safe, professional winger out of Finland.
Today is the second day of the 2023 NHL Draft. The New Jersey Devils have six picks over the next six rounds. This is an open post for AAtJ readers and Devils fans to discuss what happens on the second day of the 2023 NHL Draft.
Tonight is the first round of the 2023 NHL Draft in Nashville. The New Jersey Devils do not have a pick tonight. Yet, the first round is always entertaining between the picks and the potential deals. Discuss all that happens at the draft tonight here.
Felix Unger Sörum of Leksands IF is one of the youngest, if not the youngest, prospects available in the 2023 NHL Draft. This prospect profile goes into what he has already done by age 17 and what he is good at so far.
Gavin McCarthy is the younger brother of New Jersey Devils prospect and Boston University Terrier leader Case McCarthy. Gavin has put up more offense than Case on a bad Muskegon team and in spite of a knee injury in 2022-23. Learn more about him in with this prospect profile.
Alex Ciernik is an undersized Slovakian winger who was born in Germany, and has played mostly in Sweden. He is a strong playmaker, and is the son of former-NHLer Ivan Ciernik.
Roman Kantserov has been an offensive machine in over two seasons with Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk in the MHL, which is the junior league for the KHL. Which is partially why he is a total wild card of a prospect. Learn why with this prospect profile.
Coulson Pitre: 2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Questionable Offense, Unquestionable Effort in All Zones
Coulson Pitre is a work in progress prospect who possesses many attributes that could help the New Jersey Devils in the future. Take a read today to see why adding Pitre with their second (or possibly even fourth) round pick could be a good move for the team.
The New Jersey Devils have selected a goalie in every NHL Draft since 2015. Who will be their goalie pick in 2023? Why not Jacob Fowler, the Youngstown Phantom netminder who was the USHL’s best goaltender in 2022-23? Read this profile to learn more about him.
Lenni Hämeenaho of Porin Ässät made the first team in his draft eligible year, he was the only 2023 draft-eligible player on Finland’s WJC roster, and he produced in Liiga. So how could he be available for the Devils in the late second round? Read this to learn why.
Jaden Lipinski is from Scottsdale, Arizona; got a contract from the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League; and worked his way up in 2022-23 to potentially hear his name in the 2023 NHL Draft. Learn more about him with this post.
Jakub Dvorak is a large defensive defenseman who played a lot for Czech national teams at the U-18 level, limited minutes with Bili Tygri Liberec, and missed most of 2022-23 with an injury. Learn more about him in this profile.
Jesse Kiiskinen: 2023 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Relentless Scoring Winger With a High-Compete Level
The Devils likely got a good look at 6’0 RW prospect Jesse Kiiskinen this past year while keeping tabs on teammate LHD Topias Vilen in the Liiga. Could Kiiskinen still be on the board when the Devils make their 2nd round selection?
From Woodcliff Late to Bergen Catholic to the United States National Team Development Program, defenseman Aram Minnetian will hear his name called at the 2023 NHL Draft. Learn more about the defender with this post.