Photo: The diminutive Reid Boucher remains one of the top goal-scoring prospects in the Devils system. (Photo courtesy of CHL Images)
Below is the inaugural edition of the New Jersey Devils prospect awards. It should come as no surprise that several defensemen garnered awards, as that remains a position of great strength for the Devils organization.
Photo: Seth Helgeson has been one of the top defensive defensemen in the nation in 2011-12. (Photo courtesy of Josh Holmberg/Icon SMI)
University of Minnesota junior defenseman Seth Helgeson (NJ) has become one of the college hockey's best defensive defensemen. This season he is part of a well-balanced Golden Gophers blue line that has contributed in a variety of different ways to help Minnesota get to the Frozen Four.