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Devils Army Blog 2020 NHL Mock Draft

#1. New York Rangers: Alexis Lafrenière, LW, Rimouski – QMJHL The consensus number one overall pick is the best prospect since the 2016 NHL Draft. This when the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Auston Matthews. #2. Los Angeles Kings: Tim Stützle, C, Mannheim – DEL According to the Athletic’s Corey Pronman, “team sources around the league

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Free Agent Profile: Torey Krug, Top Left-Handed Defenseman on the Market

Introduction You guessed it, today we are covering another defenseman in our free agent profile series. Today we profile Torey Krug, a longtime Boston Bruin defenseman and a soon-to-be unrestricted free agent. Our last profile on Craig Smith can be found here. Krug is one of the NHL’s premier offensive-defenseman, tallying at least 49 points

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Free Agent Profile: Craig Smith, Vastly Underrated Depth Forward

Introduction Our free agent profile series has largely focused on defensemen, as that is not only the biggest need for the New Jersey Devils but also the strength of the pending free agent class. However, today’s focus is going to be on an unrestricted free agent forward that would fit the description of a “value

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Free Agent Profile: Derek Forbort, Former Los Angeles Kings’ Defenseman

Introduction Derek Forbort is a 28-year old defenseman from Duluth, Minnesota. He has played five years in the NHL since being selected 15th overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2010 NHL entry draft. This past season, Forbort was traded to the Calgary Flames, who needed to fill the absence of Travis Hamonic. This

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James’ Top-30 2020 NHL Entry Draft Prospect Rankings

1. Alexis Lafrenière (06/09/2020) 2. Tim Stützle (05/07/2020) 3. Quinton Byfield (05/08/2020) 4. Marco Rossi (04/30/2020) 5. Lucas Raymond (04/28/2020) 6. Cole Perfetti (05/06/2020) 7. Jamie Drysdale (05/01/2020) 8. Alexander Holtz (04/29/2020) 9. Yaroslav Askarov (05/05/2020) 10. Anton Lundell (05/11/2020) 11. Seth Jarvis (05/13/2020) 12. Jake Sanderson (05/04/2020) 13. Jack Quinn (05/09/2020) 14. Dawson Mercer (05/16/2020) 15. Rodion Amirov (05/12/2020) 16. Noah Gunler (05/19/2020) 17. Kaiden Guhle (05/31/2020) 18. Braden Schneider (06/29/2020) 19. Ryan O’Rourke (07/01/2020) 20. Jacob Perreault (05/26/2020) 21. Dylan Holloway (05/14/2020) 22. Connor Zary (05/15/2020) 23. Maverik Bourque (05/20/2020) 24. Lukas Reichel (05/18/2020) 25. Brendan Brisson (07/18/2020) 26. Hendrix Lapierre (05/21/2020) 27. John-Jason Peterka (05/28/2020) 28. William

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Previewing The NHL’s Qualifying Round Playoffs: Western Conference

You can find the Eastern Conference preview, that was posted yesterday, here. (5) Edmonton Oilers (37-25-9) vs. (12) Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-8) Season series: 2-1 Blackhawks As you read this, Gary Bettman is probably salivating at the thought of Connor McDavid taking on a 30-win Chicago Blackhawks team in the ultimate five-game qualifying series. In all

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Preview The NHL’s Qualifying Round Playoffs: The Eastern Conference

Introduction The most important tournament in sports, featuring potentially forty hockey game over eight days, begins August 1st. So, I took it upon myself to break it down series-by-series, offering the best statistical analysis hockey has to offer. Additionally, I picked a winner for each series and also included picks made by our Editorial Staff.

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