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Top Dawson Mercer News

  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Scores in season-ending loss

    Mercer potted the first goal of the game as New Jersey took a 3-2 overtime loss to Carolina on Thursday.

    Mercer scored his third goal through 12 playoff games. He hasn't tallied often, but with seven postseason points, he made an impact for the Devils during the postseason. However, Mercer's successful sophomore campaign has come to an end.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Collects three assists Sunday

    Mercer earned three assists in Sunday's 8-4 win over Carolina in Game 3.

    Mercer assisted on two goals by Jack Hughes and one by Timo Meier in New Jersey's blowout victory. He didn't have a point in three outings going into Sunday's contest. Mercer is up to two goals and four helpers in 10 games this postseason.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Provides marker Saturday

    Mercer scored a goal in a 5-2 loss to the Rangers in Game 6 on Saturday.

    Mercer found the back of the net for the second straight contest, bringing him up to two markers and three points in six playoff outings this year. His latest tally came on the power play, but it wasn't impactful because it occurred late in the third period and merely reduced the Rangers' lead to 5-2. Still, Mercer heating up is great news for the Devils as they head into Game 7 on Monday. New Jersey will be looking for the 21-year-old to continue to play in a middle-six role after he contributed 27 goals and 56 points in 82 regular-season appearances.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Two points, shorthanded goal in win

    Mercer tallied a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Rangers.

    Mercer recorded his first postseason point with an assist on Erik Haula's power-play goal early in the second period. The 21-year-old Mercer would add his first goal later in the frame, a shorthanded tally to extend the Devils' lead to 3-0. Mercer had been quiet in the series prior to Thursday's two-point effort. He posted 27 goals and 56 points in 82 regular season games.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Hat trick in win

    Mercer scored three goals in Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Penguins.

    Mercer powered the Devils' offense in a convincing victory, tallying his first hat trick of the season by finding the back of the net in each period. The 21-year-old winger is up to 27 goals and 55 points through 78 games this season. Mercer has emerged as a high-end fantasy asset while playing alongside Nico Hischier and Tomas Tatar on New Jersey's first line.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Scores in win over Ottawa

    Mercer found the back of the net in a 5-3 win over Ottawa on Saturday.

    Mercer scored early in the second period to extend the Devils' lead to 3-1. He has 23 goals and 51 points in 73 contests this season. Although Mercer has been productive offensively overall in 2022-23, the 21-year-old wasn't able to score a goal and had just one assist over his previous seven outings.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Streak now at 12 games

    Mercer stretched his point streak to 12 games with an assist in a 3-1 win over the Canadiens on Saturday.

    He has 20 points (11 goals, nine assists) during the streak. Mercer's point streak is the longest by a player 21 or younger in Devils/Colorado Rockies/Kansas City Scouts history. It is also the fifth-longest point streak by any player in their history, behind Taylor Hall (19 games in 2017-18), Patrik Elias (15 in 1999-00), Brian Gionta (15 in 2005-06) and Petr Sykora (13 in 2000-01).

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Point streak at 11 games, 19 points

    Mercer scored a goal and added an assist in a 3-2 shootout win over the Capitals on Thursday. The points extended his scoring streak to 11 games.

    Mercer has 19 points (11 goals, eight assists) in that span. The 21-year-old sophomore has set career marks in goals (22), assists (26) and is on pace to be near 60 points on the season. Mercer has some star quality in him.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Goal streak ends

    Mercer's eight-game goal streak ended in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Coyotes, but he picked up a power-play assist, four shots on goal and two hits.

    The point streak lives on to nine games even though Mercer failed to find the back of the net for the first time since Valentine's Day. The 21-year-old has racked up 10 tallies and six helpers over that nine-game span while emerging as a productive winger alongside Nico Hischier. Mercer is up to 45 points, 124 shots, 46 blocked shots and a plus-19 rating through 62 contests overall.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Goal streak at eight games

    Mercer scored a goal on 10 shots in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Golden Knights.

    At 19:32 of the first period, Mercer capitalized on a turnover with an unassisted goal. He's scored in eight straight games, racking up 10 tallies and five helpers over that span while looking right at home on the top line. The 21-year-old has 21 goals and 44 points, both career highs, through 61 contests in his second NHL campaign. He's added 120 shots on net, 45 blocked shots and a plus-19 rating while playing in all situations.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Provides four points in victory

    Mercer contributed a goal and three assists in New Jersey's 7-5 win over Colorado on Wednesday.

    Mercer's marker came at 16:59 of the second period and proved to be the game-winner. He has 20 goals and 43 points in 60 contests this season. Mercer is on fire with nine goals and 14 points over his last seven outings.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: One goal, two franchise marks

    Mercer scored a goal Saturday in a 7-0 win over the Flyers.

    Mercer put the Devils up 3-0 with one minute left in the second. He wired a one-timer from the slot off a nice feed by Nico Hischier from the right corner. It extended his goal streak to six games and eight snipes. At 21 years and 121 days, Mercer is the youngest player in Devils/Colorado Rockies/Kansas City Scouts history to score in six straight games. He also set another franchise mark -- Mercer has played in 141 consecutive games, surpassing Scott Gomez for the most consecutive games to begin an NHL career in franchise history.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Leads comeback with three points

    Mercer scored two goals, including the overtime winner, and added an assist in Thursday's 4-3 victory over the Kings.

    With the Devils down 2-0 and time ticking away in the second period, Mercer set up Tomas Tatar for the team's first tally to begin the comeback before potting goals of his own early in the third and exactly halfway into the extra frame. Mercer extended his goal streak to five games with the performance, a stretch in which the 21-year-old has found the back of the net seven times with nine points in total. The 18th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft needs to light the lamp twice more this season to reach 20 goals for the first time.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Snaps five-game scoring drought

    Mercer contributed a goal in a 4-2 loss to St. Louis on Thursday.

    Mercer scored at 17:30 of the first period. It was his 12th goal and 30th point in 54 contests in 2022-23. Mercer entered Thursday's action on a five-game point drought.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Produces shorthanded assist

    Mercer logged a shorthanded assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Kraken.

    Mercer has produced two goals and five helpers over his last six games, adding a plus-7 rating in that span. He set up an Erik Haula tally in the third period of Thursday's contests. Through 45 outings overall, Mercer has 28 points, including four on the power play and two more while shorthanded. He's added 84 shots on net, 34 blocked shots and a plus-10 rating, displaying some skill to handle defensive situations.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Slides helper in win

    Mercer logged an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Kings.

    Mercer is on a four-game point streak, consisting of two goals and four assists. The 21-year-old forward has been a fourth-liner in name only lately -- he's logging minutes more in line with a top-six assignment despite playing alongside Jesper Boqvist and Michael McLeod at even strength. Mercer is up to 27 points, a plus-9 rating, 78 shots on net and 33 blocked shots through 43 contests this season.

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  • Devils' Dawson Mercer: Offers assist in win

    Mercer provided an assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 6-2 win over the Ducks.

    Mercer has racked up a pair of goals and three assists over his last three contests. The 21-year-old has seen fourth-line usage recently, but he led all Devils forwards with 18:00 of ice time Friday in the blowout win. He's been a solid part of the supporting cast with 10 goals, 16 helpers, 78 shots on net, 33 blocked shots and a plus-8 rating through 42 appearances this season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 180 lbs
Birthplace: Carbonear, NL
Age: 21
Experience: 2
Shoots: Right