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Editor In Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Pursue 2nd Overall Pick in Draft

The Toronto Maple Leafs need to make a big move. The Toronto Maple Leafs have been linked in trade rumours with the New Jersey Devils. The Leafs want to compete, and could use a star player on an entry-level-contract to round out their roster. The Devils are about to start competing, and may want some […] Toronto Maple Leafs Should Pursue 2nd Overall Pick in Draft - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


32 Thoughts: What’s up with every team heading into the NHL Draft?

Are the host Canadiens destined to add another top pick at the NHL Draft? Is someone going to make a deal with the Devils for the No. 2 pick? Elliotte Friedman examines all the possibilities in 32 Thoughts. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

The Hockey Writers

Devils’ Goals for 2022-23 Will Determine Draft Strategy

“Next year if we’re standing here talking this time of year while other teams are gearing up for the playoffs, it would be a huge disappointment.” It was New Jersey…

The Hockey Writers

NHL Draft Rumors: Devils, Canucks, Flames, Blackhawks

In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there are plenty of big rumors heading into Friday’s NHL Entry Draft. Among the teams insiders are most actively watching include the New Jersey Devils,…

All About The Jersey

UFA Preview: Rickard Rakell and Evan Rodrigues

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ The penultimate article of our free agency series sees us look at a pair of unrestricted free agents from the Pittsburgh Penguins. Could either be a fit for the New Jersey Devils for what they provide? As we draw to the end of the month of June, we arrive at the threshold of July, where the NHL Draft and the frenzy of free agency await us. Jared and I have spent he past few weeks looking at free agents both from the New Jersey Devils and around the NHL, with today’s piece being our last focusing on skaters and second to last (big goalie post...

Eyes On The Prize

Montreal Canadiens announce 2022-23 pre-season schedule

The team will play eight games to prepare for the regular season. The Montreal Canadiens will play eight pre-season games and kick off their 2022-23 season preparations with a game on September 26 against the New Jersey Devils at the Bell Centre. Just 88 days until Habs hockey. Happy Thursday!#GoHabsGo https://t.co/eRwZROV0UY— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) June 30, 2022 The team officially announced the exhibition schedule on Thursday, one week before they make the first pick at the 2022 NHL Draft. Montreal will play the Ottawa Senators four times in the eight-game...

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DitD & Open Post - 6/29/22: Photo Finish Edition

Shane Wright speaks at the Top Prospects Media Availability at the NHL Scouting Combine at HarborCenter on June 03, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. | Photo by Joshua Bessex/NHLI via New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/29/22 Here are your links for today: Devils Links Well, this is certainly an interesting development: Bob McKenzie’s final draft rankings put one Juraj Slafkovsky at No. 1 over Shane Wright. “It’s a photo finish for the No. 1 spot on TSN’s 2022 NHL Draft Final Ranking and, by the slimmest of margins, it’s Juraj Slafkovsky over Shane...

All About The Jersey

New Jersey Devils Announce 7 Game Preseason Schedule; Set Dates for Development Camp

Look at this and tell me not to use it. | Photo by Noam Galai/ 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. The New Jersey Devils have been in the offseason for months now. However, with the Stanley Cup won by Colorado and the 2022 NHL Draft taking place next week, league and team news for next season is expected to increase. For example, schedules for next season....

The Hockey Writers

Devils’ 2022 Draft Targets: Juraj Slafkovsky

The Stanley Cup Final is now over. Congratulations to the Colorado Avalanche on their first Cup championship since 2001, but that now means the NHL offseason is officially underway. The NHL Draft…

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NHL Mock Draft 2022: New Jersey Devils Select Logan Cooley with No. 2 Pick

Logan Cooley may not be able to pull off “Sassy” but he can absolutely pull off playing hockey well. | Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via 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. As is tradition here at SB Nation, the site managers of the 32 team blogs were called upon for a mock draft of the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft ahead of...

The Hockey Writers

Devils News & Rumors: Campbell, Georgiev & More

It’s been a while since we’ve done a New Jersey Devils news and rumors roundup. And with the draft less than two weeks away, now is a good time to…

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Tyler Brennan: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: The Top North American Goaltending Prospect This Year

Photo by Chris Tanouye/ Today for our continuing prospect coverage at AATJ, we take a look at the top ranked North American goaltending prospect from Central Scouting. With the Devils desperately needing goaltending help, he could be someone of interest to this team. Welcome back to another prospect profile here at AATJ! Today, we are going to take a look at the top ranked North American goalie prospect in this year’s draft according to Central Scouting. As you know, we have seen some top ranked goalies go fairly high recently, with Yaroslav Askarov going 11th...

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DitD & Open Post - 6/25/22: Oh, Hi, Mark Edition

Will Juraj Slafkovsky be the next Devils draft pick? | Photo by Joshua Bessex/NHLI via New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/25/22 Here are your links for today: Devils Links Some thoughts here from Mark Dennehy: In this piece, Mark and I discuss:- What happens to the 1st round scouting info if the Devils trade the pick?- What lessons can the Devils learn from the 2017 Draft?- Are the Devils looking at position needs at all in this draft?- A Beatles reference— Ryan Novozinsky (@ryannovo62) June 23, 2022 Todd Cordell takes a look at Juraj Slafkovsky’s...

Broad Street Hockey

BSH 2022 Community Draft Board, No. 23: Jack Hughes

Photo by Richard T Gagnon/ This isn’t confusing at all. You read that right, folks! In a not confusing at all development, three years after Jack Hughes went first overall in the draft, we have another Jack Hughes to talk about. This one, while not related to the Devils’ Hughes, is the son of new Canadiens GM Kent Hughes, because hockey is the smallest of worlds, so there’s that. Hughes has benefitted from his November 2003 birthday, and has already completed two seasons with the NTDP before heading off to Northeastern University, where he spent his draft year...

The Hockey Writers

Devils Should Be Willing to Move 2nd-Overall Pick for Bruins’ Pastrnak

The New Jersey Devils have the second overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, and general manager (GM) Tom Fitzgerald may use it in a trade to acquire a…

The Hockey Writers

Devils’ 2022 NHL Draft Targets: Logan Cooley

We’re just over two weeks from the NHL Draft, which will take place on July 7 in Montreal. As most know by now, the New Jersey Devils hold the second…

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Topias Leinonen: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: A Huge Goalie Who Covers the Net Well

Photo by RvS.Media/Basile Barbey/ This may be a weak goalie draft, but that should not stop Tom Fitzgerald from continuing to deepen the goalie prospect pool. With the absolute disaster that was the 2021-22 New Jersey Devils’ goaltending, one would imagine Tom Fitzgerald is inclined to pick more goaltenders during this Draft. Currently, the only prospects the Devils have the rights to - but have not signed yet - are Cole Brady and Jakub Malek. Brady has put up a decent save percentage for Arizona State against ridiculous shot numbers (he had a GAA of 3.89 in 2021-22),...

The Hockey Writers

2022 NHL Draft: Top 10 Defensemen

The 2021 NHL Draft was the year of the defenseman as Owen Power (1st – Buffalo Sabres), Luke Hughes (4th – New Jersey Devils), Simon Edvinsson (6th – Detroit Red…

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Juraj Slafkovsky: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Dynamic, Highly-Skilled, Power Forward

Juraj Slafkovsky’s impressive draft season, especially on the international stage, has made him a candidate for the 2nd overall selection in the draft. | Photo by Xavier Laine/ 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. Our 2022 NHL Draft prospect profile series continues today with a look at one of...

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Alexander Perevalov: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: A High-Motor, Smooth-Skating Two-Way Winger

MHL Skating? Check. Shot? Check. Physicality? Check. Personality? Check. This guy could be great. While the Devils may have a set list for who they could pick at second overall, who will be left for afterwards? Today’s profile is for Alexander Perevalov, a prospect who has generally been ranked pretty high, with an average somewhere around the second round. Who is Alexander Perevalov? Alexander Perevalov was born on April 16, 2004 in Mezhdurechensk, Russia. He is a right-handed shot who exclusively plays left wing. Like many Russian scoring wingers before him,...

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Simon Nemec: 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; A Two-Way Defenseman with Top-Pair potential

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Today we examine one of the top prospects in the 2022 NHL draft, right shot defenseman Simon Nemec. Nemec is a great all-around player, but is he worthy of the Devils 2nd overall pick? Simon Nemec will battle fellow Eastern European David Jiricek for status as the top defenseman of the 2022 NHL draft. Both are two-way right-shot defensemen who are playing professional hockey in their home country. And, in an entirely useless bit of trivia, both have a younger brother named Adam. Both are excellent prospects and which of the two you...

Puck Prose

The New Jersey Devils Should Do The Unthinkable

The New Jersey Devils might have the second overall pick at the upcoming NHL Draft, but that should change if they want to be a playoff team next season. The New Jersey Devils have been rebuilding for a while now. The Devils have made the playoffs once since making it to the Stanley Cup Final […] The New Jersey Devils Should Do The Unthinkable - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

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DitD & Open Post - 6/6/22: Workouts and Invites Edition

Shane Wright poses for a portrait during the 2022 NHL Scouting Combine at the KeyBank Center on June 01, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. | Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/6/22 Here are your links for today: Devils Links A few items out of the NHL Scouting Combine, which wrapped up over the weekend: Ever wondered what the combine was like?Take a behind the scenes look at some of our draft meetings with prospects.#DevilsDraft | @Verizon pic.twitter.com/VH2d54iSwQ— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) June 3, 2022 The...

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DitD & Open Post - 6/4/22: Draft Combine Edition

Juraj Slafkovsky speaks at the Top Prospects Media Availability at the NHL Scouting Combine at HarborCenter on June 03, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. | Photo by Joshua Bessex/NHLI via New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/4/22 Here are your links for today: Devils Links Combine media availability for a couple guys you might be interested in: In 32 Thoughts, a couple Devils-related tidbits from Elliotte Friedman, including on Pavel Zacha and his contract status, and this missive: “New Jersey is going to be fascinating the next few weeks. Number two pick in...

No. 8/100: Devils win lottery, awarded first pick overall in 2017

The New Jersey Devils win the NHL Draft Lottery, and eventually make Nico Hischier the first overall pick, putting their franchise back on the map heading into the 2017-18 season. ----------------------------------------------

Hischier selected first overall by Devils

Watch as the New Jersey Devils select Nico Hischier with the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.

Hischier's stock soared right to No. 1 pick

First overall draft pick Nico Hischier joins Tara Slone to talk about being selected by the New Jersey Devils.