Devils select defenceman Simon Nemec second overall in 2022 NHL Draft

Watch as the New Jersey Devils select Slovakian defenceman Simon Nemec with the 2nd overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.

With the second-overall pick in the NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils have selected defenceman Simon Nemec.

That made players from Slovakia go 1-2 in the Draft as forward Juraj Slafkovsky went first overall to the Montreal Canadiens.

Nemec had one goal and 25 assists in 39 games for Nitra MHC of the Slovak league last season. He also played for Slovakia at the Olympics, winning a bronze medal.

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