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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.

Time to Vote for the 2021 All About the Jersey Top 25 New Jersey Devils Under 25 List

It’s time for the tenth annual All About the Jersey Top 25 Under 25 list. This year’s list is another big one as the Devils currently have 51 players under the age of 25 in the organization. Keep reading to see who is available and how to vote in your rankings to contribute to the final list.

Three Prospects That Have Everything to Play for in 2021-22

In today’s post, we will take a look at Eetu Pakkila, Jaromir Pytlik, and Benjamin Baumgartner ahead of the 2021-22 season to see how their development is coming along and what their chances of earning an Entry-Level Contract are. The Devils currently hold each prospect’s rights until June 1, 2022.

What You Initially Thought of the New Jersey Devils’ Picks at the 2021 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils made seven selections at the 2021 NHL Draft. This post looks at the results of the quick polls of each pick to gauge the fans’ initial reactions to who the Devils picked. The Luke Hughes pick was at least loved.

The New Jersey Devils Took Luke Hughes then Underwhelmed at the 2021 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils took Luke Hughes and then made six other picks that maybe could have been better at the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. This post is a summary of thoughts about what the Devils did now that the draft is over.

2021 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Zakhar Bardakov at 203rd Overall in the Seventh Round

The New Jersey Devils ended their 2021 NHL Draft class by taking their fifth European player of the day in Russian forward Zakhar Bardakov. Learn more about the large, physical, and nasty-capable forward double-overage pick with this post.

2021 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Viktor Hurtig at 164th Overall in the Sixth Round

The New Jersey Devils went back to Europe with their sixth round selection at the 2021 NHL Draft. At 164th overall, they selected the large right-handed defenseman Viktor Hurtig from Västerås IK’s junior team. Learn a little more about the future Växjö Laker in this post.

2021 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Topias Vilén at 129th Overall in the 5th Round

The New Jersey Devils picked first in the fifth round and made their second Finnish and defenseman pick of the 2021 NHL Draft with Topias Vilén of Pelicans. Learn more about the pick in this post.

2021 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Jakub Málek at 100th Overall in the Fourth Round

New Jersey Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald continued the recent NHL Draft tradition of the Devils picking at least one goaltender. With the 100th overall pick, the Devils picked 19-year old Jakub Málek of VHK Vsetin, a Czech second league goalie. Learn a little more about him with this post.

2021 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Samu Salminen at 68th Overall in the Third Round

The New Jersey Devils selected Jokerit U-20 and Finnish U-18 national team center Samu Salminen at 68th overall in the third round. Learn more about the future Denver Pioneer and what he brings to the table with this post.

Draft Day Two for the New Jersey Devils: 2021 NHL Draft Open Post

Today is the second day of the 2021 NHL Draft. After a long first round, the New Jersey Devils have five picks in the next six rounds to make today. This is an open post for AAtJ readers and Devils fans to discuss the second day of the NHL draft as it happens.

2021 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Chase Stillman at 29th Overall in the First Round

The New Jersey Devils kept the 29th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft and selected right winger Chase Stillman. This post is a reaction to the pick of Cory Stillman’s son with some details on what his game actually is.

2021 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Luke Hughes at 4th Overall in the First Round

The New Jersey Devils selected United States National Team Development Program defenseman Luke Hughes at fourth overall. This post provides a summary of why this pick was a very good one for the Devils, why fans should be excited about Luke, and why it was somewhat expected.

Two New Jersey Devils Picks for the 2021 NHL Draft First Round: The AAtJ Open Post

Welcome to the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. The New Jersey Devils will have two picks in the first round. Will they use both of them? This is an open post for AAtJ readers to discuss what happens in the 2021 NHL Draft as it happens for New Jersey and others.

2021 NHL Draft Preview for the New Jersey Devils: How to Watch and More

The 2021 NHL offseason will have another major event begin tonight and end tomorrow: The 2021 NHL Entry Draft. The New Jersey Devils have two first round picks for tonight and five more picks to make on Saturday. This post previews the event and provides more information.

The All About the Jersey 2021 NHL Mock Draft of the First Round

Tomorrow begins the 2021 NHL Draft. The staff at All About the Jersey put together a mock draft for this year’s first round. Read on to find out who we decided at fourth overall for the New Jersey Devils and who you would pick at 29th overall since we could not decide it ourselves.

Ayrton Martino: 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Dual-Threat Offensive Wing

Ayrton Martino was one of the top offensive players in the USHL last season. There’s no doubting his high end offensive skills but his defensive game could see him slide out of the 1st round.

NHL Mock Draft 2021: New Jersey Devils Select Simon Robertsson with No. 29 Pick

The New Jersey Devils have two first round picks, which also means two picks in this year’s SB Nation NHL Mock Draft. At 29th overall, we picked forward Simon Robertsson of Skellefteå AIK. This post contains our reasoning and why he was picked over other prospects.

Xavier Bourgault: 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Smooth Scoring Winger Out of the QMJHL

Xavier Bourgault is a winger with great upside as a scorer and playmaker and seems to have the shot and the vision to make an impact at the next level. His skating and defense represent some question marks, though, making him a common sight for any team in the market for scoring talent beyond the top of the first round.

NHL Mock Draft 2021: New Jersey Devils Select Luke Hughes with No. 4 Pick

The New Jersey Devils have two first round picks, which also means two picks in this year’s SB Nation NHL Mock Draft. At fourth overall, we picked defenseman Luke Hughes of the USNTDP. This post contains our reasoning and why he was picked over other prospects.

Daniil Chayka: 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Large, Mobile Defenseman from Russia

Daniil Chayka is a large defenseman that knows how to use his reach and lateral mobility to shut down the opposition. He’s the top ranked Russian defenseman in this year’s draft and could be a first round selection.

Brennan Othmann: 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Flint’s and Olten’s Tenacious Winger

Brennan Othmann of the OHL’s Flint Firebirds went to EHC Olten in the Swiss League for the 2020-21 season to keep playing and was a standout at the World U-18 Championships. Learn more about the winger with this prospect profile.

Corson Ceulemans: 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Defenseman with Big Upside and Big Question Marks

Corson Ceulemans is a dynamic defenseman coming out of the AJHL from the same team Cale Makar was drafted from four years ago. Despite the comparisons, Ceulemans has a few more question marks around his game but figures to still go somewhere in the opening round.