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New Jersey Devils Canadian Juniors Prospect Update: Breaking Down Chase Stillman’s Four Goal Night

Stillman recently turned heads with a four goal (five point) performance against Mississauga. Has the pesky forward turned a corner? This post goes over Stillman’s big night and what his future may hold and provides updates on the other Devils prospects in the CHL.

New Jersey Devils NCAA Prospect Update: Comparing Luke Hughes

Just how good is Luke Hughes? This post shows how well the Devils 4th overall pick compares to former NCAA defensemen now playing in the NHL and provides updates on other Devils collegiate prospects including outstanding freshman Seamus Casey.

New Jersey Devils AHL Update: Nemec Settling In

2nd Overall pick Simon Nemec represents the future of the Devils blueline. This post spotlights Nemec’s adjustment to North America and provides updates on the other Devils prospects playing for Utica.

Devils European Prospect Update: Bardakov Rising

Zakhar Bardakov seems to be picking up where he left off before his injury. This post spotlights Bardakov, provides updates on the other Devils European prospects and introduces you, the People Who Matter, to your new prospect writer — me.

Thoughts Ahead of the 2022-23 Utica Comets Season

The Utica Comets 2022-23 season in the American Hockey League is just a few weeks away. In today’s post, I’ll post some quick thoughts about the team as they look to build upon a successful 2021-22 campaign.

Simon Nemec: Let Him Ride or Let His Contract Slide?

One of the decisions the New Jersey Devils will make in preseason is what to do with defenseman Simon Nemec. He is on an entry level contract and so he can play for New Jersey. Would it be better for him to play in Utica and let his ELC slide? This post discusses that decision in detail.

An Early Season Look at the Devils KHL & MHL Prospects

In today’s post, I’ll be taking a look at how the Devils’ Russian-based prospects have started their seasons across the KHL and MHL.

The Waiver Exempt New Jersey Devils Players for the 2022-23 Season

Preseason is the perfect time to be aware of which New Jersey Devils players are exempt from waivers for the upcoming season. This post goes into who they are, how much time and games are left on their exemption, and who has the pressure to perform in camp because of it.

The 56 Players at the 2022 New Jersey Devils Training Camp

This morning, the New Jersey Devils announced their 56-player roster for their 2022 training camp. This post goes over who is in, who is expected to make the New Jersey Devils, who cannot, and everyone else.

The 2022 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Top Five

It is finally time to release the Top 5 of the 2022 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25. This group includes four forwards and a defenseman. The four forwards are already key contributors for the New Jersey Devils while the defenseman is perhaps just a season away from contributing.

Notable Prospects the Devils are Playing Against at the 2022 Prospects Challenge

The New Jersey Devils will play 3 games at the 2022 Prospects Challenge, starting with Montreal tonight. This post goes over the main names and some not-so-well-known names of the Devils’ opponents for this year’s tourney.

New Jersey Devils Announce 28-Man Rookie Camp & Prospect Challenge Roster

Rookies have reported in for the New Jersey Devils this year. With the 2022 Prospect Challenge starting on Friday, the Devils announced a 28-man roster with 4 goalies, 9 defensemen, and 15 forwards. Learn who is among them and who may be unfamiliar to you in this post.

The 2022 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 2022 AATJ Top 25 Under 25 ranking. This group consists of four forwards and a defenseman. All of the forwards have varying levels of experience with New Jersey while the defenseman is a top prospect from this year’s draft class.

Establishing Depth is a Goal for the 2022 New Jersey Devils Rookie Camp

Rookie camp will begin for the New Jersey Devils this Tuesday and the Prospect Challenge games will start on Friday. Why is there a rookie camp? This post points out why: to help establish depth beyond the 23-man roster.

The 2022 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Third 5 Revealed from 15th to 11th

The 2022 AATJ Top 25 Under 25 series continues today with the players that finished in the middle of the pack. This group includes 3 forwards, a defenseman, and a goaltender.

The 2022 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. One of these players is a regular at the NHL level while the other players have some NHL experience but have mostly spent time with Utica in the AHL.

The 2022 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 2022 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 3 forwards, a defenseman, and a goaltender.

The 2022 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Outsiders from #49 to #26

As the offseason begins to close, it is time to reveal the order of the 2022 All About the Jersey Top 25 New Jersey Devils players Under 25 list. The reveal begins with the 24 players who did not make the list this year - The Outsiders.

Devils Prospects on the Fringe: The Forwards

While the Devils roster has gotten stronger on paper each of the last few seasons and young stars have emerged, there is still room for a few more prospects to make their presence felt in New Jersey. Today I look at some of the young forwards on the fringe of making the team this upcoming training camp.

NCAA Hockey Loaded With 10 Devils Prospects in 2022-23

The 2022-23 NCAA Hockey season will see 10 New Jersey Devils prospects play in the competition. This group is led by star prospect defenseman Luke Hughes, one of three Devils prospects on Michigan. This group of prospects will see players compete across the Big Ten, Hockey East, and the CCHA.

Luke Hughes and Petr Hauser Represent the Devils at the Rescheduled 2022 World Junior Championships

Defenseman Luke Hughes (USA) and Right Wing Petr Hauser (Czechia) will represent the New Jersey Devils at the rescheduled 2022 World Junior Championship. The tournament starts today in Edmonton.

Time to Vote for the 2022 All About the Jersey Top 25 New Jersey Devils Under 25 List

It’s time for the eleventh annual All About the Jersey Top 25 Under 25 list. This year’s list features 49 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.

Goaltenders on the Move: Cole Brady and Jakub Malek

Today’s post will take a look at two of the New Jersey Devils’ goaltending prospects, Cole Brady and Jakub Malek. It will focus on their decisions to join new teams ahead of the 2022-23 season and examine how this could impact their development.

Three Prospects That Have Everything to Play For In 2022-23

In today’s post, we will take a look at Nikola Pasic, Case McCarthy, and Patrick Moynihan ahead of the 2022-23 season to see how their development is coming along and what their chances of earning an Entry-Level Contract are.

The 2022 New Jersey Devils Development Camp Roster: Prospects, Comets, & Invites

Like many NHL teams, the New Jersey Devils are holding a development camp this week. They released their roster this afternoon and this post goes over the prospects, Utica Comets, notable people missing, and who the invited players are at this year’s camp.

The State of the Prospect Pool

Today’s post will take a look at the state of the New Jersey Devils’ prospect pool now that they added more talent in the 2022 NHL Draft.

What You Initially Thought of the New Jersey Devils’ Picks at the 2022 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils made eight picks at the 2022 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 drafted this year.

New Jersey Devils Focused on the Back End at the 2022 NHL Draft

The New Jersey Devils went into Montreal with 9 picks and left with five defenseman drafted, two forwards picked, and a goalie prospect, Vitek Vanecek’s rights. This post is a summary of thoughts about what the Devils did now that the 2022 NHL Draft is over.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Artem Barabosha at 198th Overall in the 7th Round

In the 7th round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils drafted defenseman Artem Barabosha at 198th overall. This post will introduce Artem Barabosha, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Josh Filmon at 166th Overall in the Sixth Round

With their sixth round selection at 166th overall, the New Jersey Devils took Swift Current forward Josh Filmon. This post is a quick reaction to the pick, who appears to be very good value this late in the draft.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Petr Hauser at 141st Overall in the 5th Round

In the 5th round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils right wing Petr Hauser at 141st overall. This post will introduce the Hauser, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Charlie Leddy at 126th Overall in the Fourth Round

With their third pick in the fourth round, the New Jersey Devils went back to the USNTDP and drafted another right-sided defenseman in Charlie Leddy at 126th overall. This post is a reaction to the pick.