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Watch our Draft Preview Show this Monday at 12 p.m. EST with special guest Kevin Weekes

by Staff / newjerseydevils.com

From the NHL Network Studios, newjerseydevils.com brings you their 2019 NHL Draft Preview Show. Host Chris Wescott and Team Reporter Amanda Stein are joined by former NHL/Devils goaltender turned NHL Network Analyst Kevin Weekes.

The trio discusses the depth of the draft and the opportunity the Devils have with the first-overall pick and 10 total selections. They also break down the top two prospects, Kaapo Kakko (No. 1 International Skater) and Jack Hughes (No. 1 North American Skater). The show will include exclusive commentary from draft analysts, as well as Devils Executive Vice President, General Manager/Alternate Governor Ray Shero.

The show will air at 12 p.m. EST on YouTube and Facebook Premiere, IGTV, and Twitter via the club's official social media accounts.

The four-part show will also become available on newjerseydevils.com at noon.

During breaks, enjoy behind-the-scenes content from the Draft Lottery, Scouting Meetings, and the Combine. At the conclusion of the show, there will be a special announcement teasing an exciting piece of coverage coming soon.

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DRAFT: Tobias Bjornfot Prospect Profile

We're profiling some of the 2019 NHL Draft prospects who could potentially be available in the second round for the New Jersey Devils

by Coby Antinoro / newjerseydevils.com

Having already profiled the projected top two picks in the upcoming draft, Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, we're now taking a look at some players who might be available in the second round.

Position: Defense
Age: 18
Shoots: Left
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 203 lbs
NHL Central Scouting Ranking: #7 among European skaters

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DRAFT: Matthew Robertson Prospect Profile

We're profiling some of the 2019 NHL Draft prospects who could potentially be available in the second round for the New Jersey Devils

by Coby Antinoro / newjerseydevils.com

Having already profiled the projected top two picks in the upcoming draft, Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, we're now taking a look at some players who might be available in the second round.

Position: Defense
Age: 18
Shoots: Left
Height: 6'3''
Weight: 200 lbs
NHL Central Scouting Ranking: #26 among North American skaters

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FEATURE: A Look Back at the 2018 NHL Draft

Take a look back at the six players selected by New Jersey in the 2018 NHL Draft, including CHL Defenseman of the Year, Ty Smith

by Coby Antinoro / newjerseydevils.com

As the 2019 NHL Draft approaches, let's take a look back at last year's selections for the New Jersey Devils and how those prospects have progressed in the year since hearing their names called.

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DRAFT: Jack Hughes Prospect Profile

Get the information you need to know on one of the top prospects in the upcoming 2019 NHL Draft

by Chris Wescott / newjerseydevils.com

As the 2019 NHL Draft approaches, we'll profile some of the top prospects available. We continue the series by taking a look at Jack Hughes - the consensus number one North American skater.

Position: C
Age: 18
Shoots: Left
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 171 lbs
NHL Central Scouting Ranking: No. 1 among North American Skaters

The consensus among draft analysts is this: Hughes' impact will be huge in the NHL - and soon. NHL Central Scouting's top-ranked North American prospect is described as a dynamic playmaker with the ability to elevate the play of his teammates.

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BLOG: Pronman Thinks Highly of Hischier, Hughes and Kakko

The Athletic's Corey Pronman ranked his Top 31 Prospects of the past five years

by Chris Wescott / newjerseydevils.com

Nico Hischier is in good company. The Athletic's Corey Pronman put him 19th on his list of Top 31 Prospects from the past five years.

In addition, Pronman puts both of the top two projected players in the upcoming 2019 NHL Draft even higher on the list. He has Kaapo Kakko in the seventh spot and Jack Hughes at number four.

Tweet from @coreypronman: New post @TheAthleticNHL: The top 31 NHL draft prospects of the last 5 years https://t.co/iXMWSazHHY

He spoke glowingly of Hughes, writing, "I think he's going to be an elite NHL player and a player the team that drafts him can build around."

The Devils hold the first-overall selection in the upcoming draft and will have the opportunity to select either Hughes or Kakko on June 21, in Vancouver.

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DRAFT: Kaapo Kakko Prospect Profile

Get the information you need to know on one of the top prospects in the upcoming 2019 NHL Draft

by Chris Wescott / newjerseydevils.com

As the 2019 NHL Draft approaches, we'll profile some of the top prospects available. We start things off with the top-ranked International Skater.

Video: Kaapo Kakko lands at No. 2 on Draft Prospects list

Position: RW
Age: 18
Shoots: Left
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 194 lbs
NHL Central Scouting Ranking: No. 1 among European Skaters

The Finnish phenom stole the show at the 2019 IIHF World Championships this offseason, putting a stamp on what has already been a phenomenal draft year.

Kakko scored six goals and added an assist in 10 games, helping Finland win a gold medal at the men's tournament. This came following a gold-medal run at the World Juniors earlier this year.

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Taylor Hall emerges as victor in battle with Brodeur and Kevin Smith

The Devils MVP and Hall of Famer joined Kevin Smith for the live stream and a game of PUBG

by Staff / NewJerseyDevils.com

Taylor Hall, Martin Brodeur and Kevin Smith battled for PUBG supremacy today at Prudential Center. In the end, it was Taylor Hall who was the ultimate winner of the evening. 

Tweet from @NJDevils: .@hallsy09 is tonight���s winner! pic.twitter.com/2osPi3WmrD

Take a look back at some of the highlights and check back here as we add more!

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FEATURE: Q&A with Jesper Boqvist

Jesper Boqvist spoke with Amanda Stein after agreeing to terms on his entry-level deal with the club

by Amanda Stein / newjerseydevils.com

Fresh off signing his first NHL contract, New Jersey Devils prospect Jesper Boqvist caught up with Amanda Stein from Sweden on Monday morning. Boqvist, the Devils second pick (36th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft, is fresh off a season playing for Brynas IF in the Swedish Hockey League.

Playing against men full-time for the first time in his career, Boqvist had an outstanding season where his 35 points in 52 games put him in the top 20 in scoring, top 16 in assists and tied for second in points by players under the age of 21 in the SHL. 

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RELEASE: Boqvist Agrees to Terms

The Devils today announced that forward Jesper Boqvist has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract

by New Jersey Devils PR / NewJerseyDevils.com

The New Jersey Devils today announced that forward Jesper Boqvist has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract. Boqvist was New Jersey's second selection, 36th overall, in the 2017 NHL Draft. The announcement was made by Devils' Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.

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