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Damon Severson | Defenseman

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (20) / 8/7/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 195
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Damon Severson feels like the time is right to start his NHL career.
Severson was unable to secure a roster spot during the Devils' 2013 training camp and ended up spending the 2013-14 campaign with the WHL Kelowna Rockets. "This year there are spots available, spots to be had and I feel like I'm ready to play in the NHL," he said. "I'm just trying to learn everything possible each and every day to get myself to that final destination. And you can't be complacent. You've got to be the best you can every day and you've got to be getting better each time you step on the ice." He's right about there being slots available and Devils coach Pete DeBoer has also brought Severson up as someone that will be competing for a job. That being said, Severson has a bit of an uphill battle ahead of him as he will likely have to beat out at least one of Adam Larsson, Jon Merrill, or Eric Gelinas in order to make the team's roster. Jul 15 - 6:40 PM

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New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer thinks Damon Severson will compete for a roster spot during training camp.

Adam Larsson, Jon Merrill, Eric Gelinas, and Severson will be fighting for as many as three roster spots. Larsson has the inside track as he got a one-way deal and between the four, Severson is the least likely to make the squad. Still, DeBoer isn't ruling him out at this stage.
Jul 15 - 9:42 AM

Defenseman Damon Severson has joined the Albany Devils of the AHL.

Severson was chosen in the second round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by New Jersey. Severson has been putting up solid (if unspectacular) numbers for a blueliner in the WHL this season. He will make his season debut with Albany very shortly.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 11:00:00 AM

Damon Severson registered two primary assists as Kelowna defeated Lethbridge 3-1 on Wednesday.

Severson is putting up solid (if unspectacular) numbers for a blueliner in the WHL, racking up 17 points and 40 PIM in 31 games in 2012-13. The New Jersey Devils selected him in the second round (60th overall) in 2012.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 12:29:00 AM

Damon Severson earned an assist on Kelowna's game-winning goal in a 3-1 triumph versus Kootenay.

The New Jersey draft pick has 15 points and a plus-8 rating in 30 games this season. He was signed by the Devils in September to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 01:28:00 AM

The New Jersey Devils have signed Damon Severson to a three-year, entry-level deal.

In 56 games with Kelowna in the WHL last season, he produced seven goals, 37 points and 80 penalty minutes. Severson was chosen in the second round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by New Jersey.
Thu, Sep 6, 2012 02:32:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Reid Boucher
5Jacob Josefson
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Tuomo Ruutu
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Dainius Zubrus
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Michael Ryder
3Damien Brunner
4Martin Havlat
5Steve Bernier
6Mike Sislo
D1Andy Greene
2Marek Zidlicky
3Bryce Salvador
4Eric Gelinas
5Peter Harrold
6Adam Larsson
7Jonathon Merrill
8Renat Mamashev
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid
3Scott Clemmensen