A group for all Utica Comets-related posts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the wake of their third-period meltdown in Toronto last week, it was remarked that the New Jersey Devils were a team still "learning how to win." This long post goes over every player and coaching staff member to determine if they were Winners or if they need to "learn How to Win."
As the New Jersey Devils are close to the second half of their season and trade deadline is a little over two months away, this post takes an early look at the pending free agents on the team from Jesper Bratt to Brian Flynn.
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.
The New Jersey Devils did practice today and announced that Nico Hischier, Ryan Graves, P.K. Subban, Jesper Boqvist, and Christian Jaros are out of the COVID protocol. However, Tomas Tatar and Jon Gilles entered it today. This post also goes over the taxi squad and new roster rules that are temporary until the NHL All Star Game in February.
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.
Between yesterday and this afternoon, the NHL has postponed the New Jersey Devils games against the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Montreal Canadiens that were scheduled for this week. This post is a quick reaction to the news.