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New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 1/18/22

This week’s update features Luke Hughes starring for Michigan, a duo of Devils prospects named to Russia’s preliminary Olympic roster, and Nate Schnarr continuing his breakout season with the Utica Comets.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 1/11/22

This week’s update features Chase Stillman being traded in the OHL, Arseni Gritsyuk continuing to impress in the KHL, and Fabian Zetterlund and Nate Schnarr continuing to play well for the Utica Comets in the AHL.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 1/4/22

This week’s update notes that the World Junior Championship has been cancelled, the strong performances from the Devils NCAA prospects, and the continued success of Arseni Gritsyuk in the KHL.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 12/28/21

This week’s update notes the start of the 2022 World Junior Championship which features 4 Devils prospects in Shakir Mukhamadullin, Alexander Holtz, Luke Hughes, and Jakub Malek. It is also highlighted by Arseni Gritsyuk adding a couple of goals and an assist to his season totals in the KHL.

10 Teams, 4 Devils Prospects, 3 Medals: The 2022 World Junior Championships Open Post

New Jersey Devils prospects Alexander Holtz, Luke Hughes, Shakir Mukhamadullin, and Jakub Málek will represent their nations at the 2022 World Junior Championships. This post is an open one for fans to discuss the tournament as it happens.

A 2022 World Junior Championships Preview for the Devils Fan

The annual holiday tradition for international hockey continues. This time with some fans, four Devils prospects, several 2022 draft prospects, and America defending a Gold medal. This is a preview of the 2022 World Junior Championships.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 12/21/21

This week’s update features the Utica Comets continuing their winning ways thanks to some clutch play from Fabian Zetterlund, Arseni Gritsyuk representing Russia in international hockey, and four Devils prospects preparing for the WJC.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 12/14/21

This week’s update features news about Devils prospects in the upcoming World Junior Championship, Arseni Gritsyuk continuing to produce in Russia, and the Utica Comets continuing to stack up points in the AHL.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 12/7/21

This week saw the Devils sign Shakir Mukhamadullin, a couple of prospects transfer to new teams, and Arseni Gritsyuk continue to score in the KHL.

New Jersey Devils Sign Shakir Mukhamadullin to Entry Level Contract; Loaned Back to Ufa

A day after the New Jersey Devils announced a big extension for The Big Deal, the Devils announced another signing. They have signed prospect defenseman Shakir Mukhamadullin to an entry-level contract and loaned him back to Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the KHL.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 11/30/21

This week’s update features the Devils NCAA skaters putting together a productive week, Zakhar Bardakov making his return to the KHL, and the Utica Comets winning 2 out of 3.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 11/23/21

This week’s update features the Utica Comets setting an AHL record for the best start to a season, Patrick Moynihan get his goal scoring touch back, and Zakhar Bardakov finally make his move to the VHL.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 11/16/21

This week’s prospect update features the Utica Comets improving to 10-0, Luke Hughes tearing up the NCAA, and Arseni Gritsyuk adding 3 goals to his KHL tally.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 11/9/21

This week’s update includes Chase Stillman’s productive return to the Sudbury line up, Luke Hughes impressing for Michigan, and Utica moving to 7-0 on the season.

Should the Devils Call-Up Alex Holtz?

One of the biggest points of contention among Devils fans this season is whether or not Holtz should be playing in the NHL. Today, I examine the arguments for both sides and reach a verdict.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 11/2/21

This week’s update is highlighted by Eetu Pakkila performing well in Liiga and Alexander Holtz lighting it up in the AHL. It is also highlighted by strong goaltending from Cole Brady, Jakub Malek, and Nico Daws.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 10/26/21

This week’s action is highlighted by strong performances from Luke Hughes, Arseni Gritsyuk, and Jakub Malek. Utica has also picked up two more wins to move to 3-0 on the season.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 10/19/21

The first prospect update of the 2021-22 season is here! This post will introduce the prospects we are following this season and take a look at how they are doing so far this year.

2021-22 Utica Comets Season Preview

This post will take a look at how the Utica Comets are shaping up for the 2021-22 AHL season. It will focus on what personnel changes have occurred for both the coaching staff and players as well as take a look at how the roster is shaping up for various prospects.

New Jersey Devils Cut Four More from Camp; Claimed Mason Geertsen from Waivers

The New Jersey Devils cut four more players from camp today: Chase Stillman, Nate Schnarr, Robbie Russo, and Brian Flynn. The Devils also claimed Mason Geertsen, a large minor league skater from waivers.

New Jersey Devils Cut 4 from 2021 Training Camp

The New Jersey Devils announced their first set of cuts from their 2021 training camp. Four players have been demoted to Utica: Ryan Schmelzer, Marek Mitens, Jeremy Groleau, and Michael Vukojevic.

A Look at the New Jersey Devils Goaltending Prospects Before the 2021-22 Season

In today’s post, I will take a look at four New Jersey Devils goaltending prospects. I’ll look back on what they have already done in their short careers and what the future could hold for them.

The 2021 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Top Five

It is finally time to release the Top 5 of the 2021 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25. This group includes four forwards and a defenseman. All of these players are current contributors to New Jersey.

New Jersey Devils Release Their 2021 Prospects Challenge Roster

Ahead of the 2021 Prospects Challenge game against Buffalo tomorrow, the New Jersey Devils announced their 2021 Prospects Challenge roster this morning. The 23-man roster features 13 Devils prospects, 5 AHL signed players, and 2 try out players.

Which New Jersey Devils Rookies Have the Best Shot At Winning A Roster Spot With A Strong Training Camp?

Training Camp begins today for the rookies. There are a handful of young players fighting for very few roster spots as the Devils hopefully transition from rebuilding to competing for a playoff spot. Which rookies have the best shot at making the team with a standout performance in training camp?

The 2021 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Reveal of 10th to 6th

It’s time to reveal the first set of players in our top 10 for the 2021 AATJ Top 25 Under 25 ranking. This group consists of three players that have already contributed to New Jersey, another one that could make his debut this season, and a prospect with a lot of upside for the future.

The 2021 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Third 5 Revealed from 15th to 11th

The next installment to our 2021 AATJ Top 25 Under 25 series is here. This group represents the players that finished in the middle of the top 25 and includes four forwards and a defenseman.

The 2021 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Second 5 Revealed from 20th to 16th

It is now time to reveal the next group of players on our Top 25 Under 25 list. This group of 5 players consists of 2 forwards and 3 defensemen. All of these players have professional experience already so a few of these players aren’t far away from potentially contributing to New Jersey.

The 2021 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The First 5 Revealed from 25th to 21st

The time has come for us to start revealing which players made the 2021 AATJ Top 25 New Jersey Devils Under 25 list. This post will reveal which players just made the cut for the final five spots in this year’s edition. It features three forwards, a defenseman, and a goaltender.

The 2021 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Outsiders from #51 to #26

It is time to reveal the order of the 2021 All About the Jersey Top 25 New Jersey Devils players Under 25 list. As is tradition, this begins with the 26 players who did not make the list this year - The Outsiders.

Five Storylines to Follow for the Devils Prospects in 2021-22

In today’s post, we’ll take a look at five storylines to follow for the Devils prospects for the 2021-22 season. This will range from players in the KHL to those in college and junior hockey and to those in the professional ranks.

Checking In On Nikola Pasic and Alexander Holtz

The New Jersey Devils haven’t been shy about drafting Swedish players in recent years. In Nikola Pasic and Alexander Holtz, they have two skilled forwards that have plenty of experience in the Swedish top flight, the Swedish Hockey League. In today’s post, we’ll take a closer look at how they are developing.