Dawson Mercer

Dawson Mercer

22-Year-Old CenterC
New Jersey Devils
2023 Fantasy Outlook
Mercer has dressed in all 164 regular season games for New Jersey since debuting in the 2021-22 season. After a 42-point rookie campaign, he tallied 27 goals and 56 points last year. He also improved his rating from minus-25 to plus-22 and fired 161 shots on goal. The 21-year-old has earned a top-six role with New Jersey and will likely skate on the second line next to Nico Hischier. Mercer registered 10 power-play points during the 2022-23 campaign and will have a spot on the team's second unit again this year. If he gets a full season playing alongside Hischier and Timo Meier, Mercer should post his first 60-point performance. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Devils in December of 2020.
Keeps rolling with power-play goal
CNew Jersey Devils
December 2, 2023
Mercer scored a power-play goal on three shots and went minus-2 in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Sharks.
ANALYSIS
With the Devils' top six healthy again, Mercer is back to shining on the wing. He's posted six points over his last four games, a stark contrast to his season-opening 10-game point drought. The 22-year-old is better as part of the supporting cast for the Devils, and he can also fill a similar role for fantasy squads. Mercer has six goals, four helpers, 38 shots on net, 16 blocked shots and a minus-7 rating through 22 appearances this season.
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2023–24 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    17:37
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    1:28
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    1:52
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2021–22
16:32
1:53
0:18
2022–23
16:34
1:19
1:18
2023–24
17:37
1:28
1:52
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2022
2020
Mercer went above and beyond even the most optimistic expectations in his first NHL campaign. Playing nearly the entirety of the year at age 20, Mercer appeared in all 82 regular-season games for the Devils, posting 17 goals and 42 points. He averaged 16:32 of ice time per contest, including 1:53 per game with the man advantage. The biggest criticism regarding Mercer as a prospect was his apparent lack of foot speed, but he had no issues with the pace of the game in his freshman season. Mercer may struggle to offer redraft fantasy value in 2022-23, but he remains a fine keeper/dynasty league stash.
Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Devils in December of 2020.
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Another two-point effort
CNew Jersey Devils
November 29, 2023
Mercer produced a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Islanders.
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Buries power-play goal
CNew Jersey Devils
November 14, 2023
Mercer scored a power-play goal on four shots in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Jets.
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Pots first goal of season
CNew Jersey Devils
November 5, 2023
Mercer scored a power-play goal in Sunday's 4-2 win over Chicago.
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Still no points this season
CNew Jersey Devils
November 3, 2023
Mercer had two shots, one blocked shot and a minus-1 rating in Thursday's 5-3 win over Minnesota as his season-opening point drought reached nine games.
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Scores in season-ending loss
CNew Jersey Devils
May 11, 2023
Mercer potted the first goal of the game as New Jersey took a 3-2 overtime loss to Carolina on Thursday.
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