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Devin Kaplan: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; From Bridgewater to the USNTDP

Devin Kaplan is from Bridgewater, New Jersey. The right winger plied his time with the United States National Team Developmental Program as a third line winger with special teams work. This post looks at the prospects of the future BU Terrier for the 2022 NHL Draft.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

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 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.

Julian Lutz: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Germany’s Top 2022 Prospect

In today’s profile, we take a look at the best prospect from Germany for this year’s draft, Julian Lutz. This post will take a look at his game and what his future could hold.

Lane Hutson: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Diminutive Defenseman Dynamo

Lane Hutson is a very small defenseman who put up a large amount of points for the United States National Team Developmental Program and was a star at 2022 World Under-18 Championships. This post profiles what the defender does well despite his small stature.

Mattias Havelid: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Skilled Defender with Big Offensive Upside

Mattias Havelid is a talented offensive defenseman who pushes the play with the puck on his stick. Despite being on the small side, could his upside make him a target for Devils early in the second round?

Joakim Kemell: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Top Goal Scoring Wing From Finland

Our draft prospect profile series continues today with a look at Joakim Kemell. The Finnish right wing is one of the top goal scorers available in this year’s draft and is coming off of an impressive rookie season in Liiga.

A Look at the Probabilities for the New Jersey Devils Prospects

In today’s post, I’ll be taking a look at how the Devils’ prospects project via the Hockey Prospecting model and see which prospects have their stock going up.

Topias Vilén ELC Signals Beginning of Minor Offseason Moves for New Jersey Devils

On Thursday, the New Jersey Devils announced they signed Topias Vilén to an entry level contract. The move signals the beginning of the 2022 offseason for the Devils - which will contain some minor moves to be made among bigger decisions.

Okay, That’s Enough Draft Lottery Wins

Hooray, the Devils won one of the top-two spots in the NHL’s draft lottery. Let’s make the next time that is even a possibility some time in, say, the 2030s or later, please.

New Jersey Devils Win Second Overall Pick in 2022 NHL Draft Lottery

Earlier tonight, the New Jersey Devils won a drawing at the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery. They will be selecting second overall at the 2022 NHL Draft. This post reacts to the win and goes into detail about what the Devils can do with the pick.

Go Comets! The AAtJ Open Post for the 2022 AHL Calder Cup Playoffs

The New Jersey Devils’ AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets, had a great season. They finished first in the North Division and will begin their playoffs today against Rochester in a best-of-five. This is the place for fans to discuss all things related to the Comets and the AHL playoffs.

2022 NHL Draft Lottery & Early Draft Preview for the New Jersey Devils

For a fourth straight year, the New Jersey Devils will be locked into a top ten pick at the 2022 NHL Draft. Tonight is the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery, which will determine where they will actually pick in the first round. All this and more about the 2022 draft class in this post.

The Devils Prospect Needs Before the 2022 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils prospect pool has continued to improve over the past few years. In today’s post, I’ll be taking a look at what type of prospects could be added in the 2022 NHL Draft to help supplement the current pool.

Looking Back at the 2017 New Jersey Devils Draft Class

Ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery, it is time to look back five years and evaluate how the New Jersey Devils draft picks in 2017 turned out. Nico Hischier has been great. Read on to find out about the other ten selections.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 5/3/22

This past week saw Chase Stillman’s OHL season come to an end and the Utica Comets complete their regular season.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 4/26/22

This past week saw Chase Stillman play in the OHL playoffs, the seasons end for Eetu Pakkila and Jaromir Pytlik, and the Utica Comets gear up for the upcoming playoffs.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 4/12/22

This past week saw the season come to an end for Ethan Edwards and Luke Hughes, Artem Shaline and Cole Brady complete their transfers, and the Utica Comets clinch a playoff spot.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 4/5/22

This past week saw Ethan Edwards and Luke Hughes prepare for the Frozen Four, Nikola Pasic help his team avoid relegation, Jakub Malek play for his team in a championship final, and Tyce Thompson return for the Utica Comets.

The Devils Have the Makings of an Excellent Forward Group

The Devils may be a flawed team, but one thing that has gone well for them is the development of their young forwards. Not to mention standout seasons from multiple prospects. I explore that more in today’s post.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 3/29/22

This week’s update features a duo of Devils prospects heading to the Frozen Four, the singing of Brian Halonen from Michigan Tech, and Arseni Gritsyuk continuing to star in the playoffs for Avangard.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 3/22/22

This week’s update features Ethan Edwards and Luke Hughes clinching a top spot in the NCAA Tournament with Michigan as well as Arseni Gritsyuk, Nikola Pasic, and Jakub Malek putting up strong performances in their respective postseasons.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 3/15/22

This week’s update features the NCAA season coming to an end for a trio of Devils prospects, Jakub Malek suffering an injury in the Czech 2nd division playoffs, and Alexander Holtz continue to stand out for Utica.