New Jersey Devils’ young phenom Dawson Mercer continues to astound hockey fans and analysts alike with his ability to rack up primary points at an astonishing rate. Since his entry into the league, Mercer has been a primary point god, with approximately 87% of his career points coming from goals or primary assists. This level of production is not only impressive but also crucial for the Devils as they gear up for a playoff run.
In the 2021-22 season, Mercer registered 42 points, with 38 of them being primary. This season, he has further improved his performance, accumulating 55 points with an outstanding 46 of them being primary. The 21-year-old forward, drafted 18th overall in the 2020 NHL Draft, has quickly become a cornerstone of the Devils’ offense.
Over his two-season career, Mercer has played in 160 regular-season games, scoring 44 goals and assisting on 53 others for a total of 97 points. His impressive point production has been a key factor in the Devils clinching a playoff spot, and fans are eagerly anticipating what he can accomplish in the postseason.
As the Devils prepare for their playoff run, they are looking to make a statement in the fight for the Stanley Cup. Their likely first-round opponent will be the New York Rangers, although there is still time for that matchup to change. Regardless of their opponent, Mercer’s primary point production will be a significant asset for the Devils as they face the challenges of playoff hockey.