5 New Jersey Devils Prospects Who Need A Shot In NHL Now That Season Is Cooked

The New Jersey Devils have a minute chance to make the playoffs, so they are basically playing for next season. These five players should get a shot in the NHL for the rest of the season.

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Seamus Casey

The second Michigan's season ends, the Devils should sign Seamus Casey to a contract and play him in every game until the season is over. While that could have contract implications, but Casey is such an intriguing prospect that could have a million different routes to the NHL.

Casey has been considered a great prospect who played incredibly well in the NCAA. He also had a good World Juniors tournament. He's increased his production a little bit this season, hitting 43 points in 36 games. He also had six points in six gams at the WJC. He's an offensive star, but the Devils do have that in spades. So, what will they do with Casey?

That's what this "test" can be. Should Casey play predominantly on defense? Should he test out playing as a forward? Would it be smart to test that out in the NHL when he spent most of his college days on the blue line?

There are a lot of questions, and the Devils need answers. The rest of the season is pretty much shot, so might as well get something outside a good draft pick out of it.