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A look at the Devils' 2012 draft picks

Thursday, 06.27.2013 / 1:17 PM ET / News
By Eric Marin
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A look at the Devils\' 2012 draft picks

With the 2013 NHL Draft set for Sunday at Prudential Center, take a look back at the Devils' 2012 draft class:

2012 first-rounder Stefan Matteau made his NHL debut in January. GETTY IMAGES

Stefan Matteau, LW - 1st round/29th overall

Made his NHL debut on Jan. 19 at NY Islanders, becoming the eighth youngest player in franchise history (18 years, 331 days). … Recorded his first NHL goal/point on Feb. 9 vs. Pittsburgh. … Posted his first NHL assist on Feb. 10 at Pittsburgh. … Scored 18 goals (7 PPG) and 10 assists in 35 games with Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL). … Added three goals and six assists in 11 playoff games with the Armada. … Invited to attend U.S. National Junior Team evaluation camp at Lake Placid, Aug. 3-10.

Damon Severson, D - 2nd round/60th overall

Posted 10 goals, 42 assists in 71 games with Kelowna to finish sixth in points among WHL defensemen. … Plus-43 was tied for 10th overall. … Ranked second on the Rockets with 10 points (1g, 9a) in 11 postseason games. … Named Rockets' top defenseman at team awards ceremony. … Signed to an entry-level contract on Sept. 6. Named to roster for Canada's National Junior Team summer development camp.

Ben Johnson, LW - 3rd round/90th overall

Scored 20 goals and 17 assists in 64 games with Windsor (OHL). … Season-high six-game point streak from Dec. 29-Jan. 13 included a hat trick at Sarnia on Jan. 4.

Ben Thomson, LW - 4th round/96th overall

Registered 15 goals and 17 assists in 67 games with Kitchener. … Ranked eighth in OHL with 119 PIM. … Added one goal and two assists in 10 playoff games.

Graham Black, C - 5th round/135th overall

Finished third on Swift Current (WHL) with 50 points (24g, 26a) in 68 games. … Posted four three-point games (3a, Nov. 27 vs. Brandon; 1g-2a, Feb. 12 at Saskatoon; 2g-1a, Feb. 24 vs. Brandon; 1g-2a, March 5 vs. Prince Albert). … Scored one goal and added three assists in five playoff games.

Alexander Kerfoot, C – 5th round/150th overall

Limited to 16 games due to injury. … Notched eight goals and 11 assists with Coquitlam (BCHL). … Committed to Harvard (ECAC) for 2013-14.

Artur Gavrus, C - 6th round/180th overall

Collected eight goals and six assists in 21 games with Owen Sound (OHL) after starting the season with Neman Grodno (Bel.). … Six-game point streak from March 2-15 included hat trick vs. Erie on March 8 and two-goal games vs. Mississauga on March 2 and at Sarnia on March 15. … Scored three goals and five assists in 12 playoff appearances. … Made three appearances with Belarus in 2013 IIHF World Championship.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59