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Top Jesper Boqvist News

  • Bruins' Jesper Boqvist: Agrees to one-year contract

    Boqvist signed a one-year, $775,000 contract with Boston on Wednesday, PuckPedia reports.

    Boqvist became an unrestricted free agent after the Devils decided against presenting him with a qualifying offer. The 24-year-old had 10 goals and 21 points in 70 contests with New Jersey last season. He'll likely serve in a bottom-six capacity in Boston.

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  • Jesper Boqvist: Not qualified by Devils

    Boqvist wasn't given a qualifying offer by the Devils on Friday and will become an unrestricted free agent, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

    Boqvist was highly regarded after he was drafted in the second round, 36th overall, in 2017. He never had a break out season -- he scored 10 goals and added 11 assists in 70 regular-season games in 2022-23.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Scores Tuesday

    Boqvist scored a goal on his only shot in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Buffalo.

    Boqvist opened the scoring midway through the first period, beating Devon Levi with a one-timer from the circle off a long rebound. The 24-year-old Boqvist has four points (two goals, two assists) in his last six games. He's up to 10 goals and 20 points, three shy of this career high, in 69 games this season.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Lacking consistency in bottom six

    Boqvist posted a minus-2 rating in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Jets.

    Boqvist had a goal and an assist against the Blackhawks in the front end of New Jersey's weekend back-to-back, but he failed to register a shot on goal in Winnipeg. The bottom-six forward has nine goals, 18 points and a plus-4 rating in 65 appearances.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Two-goal game Sunday

    Boqvist scored two goals in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Coyotes.

    Boqvist tallied late in each of the first two periods. The 24-year-old had gone 15 games without scoring a goal, logging four assists in that span. He's up to seven tallies, 14 points, 46 shots on net, 30 hits and a plus-3 rating through 52 outings. It was a good time for Boqvist to get back in the goal column, as the Devils improved their forward depth by bringing in Timo Meier and Curtis Lazar at the trade deadline, the latter of whom could challenge for Boqvist's spot in the bottom six.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Slides assist in shootout loss

    Boqvist produced an assist in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Golden Knights.

    Boqvist has been a bit more involved lately with four helpers over his last 10 contests. He set up Miles Wood's third-period tally Friday. Boqvist has 12 points, 43 shots on net, 29 hits and a plus-1 rating through 51 outings overall, primarily playing in a bottom-six role.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Earns two points Friday

    Boqvist scored a goal on four shots, added an assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 6-2 win over the Ducks.

    Boqvist helped out on Dougie Hamilton's opening tally in the first period and scored a goal of his own in the third. After enduring a 19-game point drought, Boqvist appears set on making up for lost time with a goal and an assist in each of his last two outings. The 24-year-old forward is up to five tallies, three helpers, 34 shots on net and a minus-1 rating through 36 appearances in a bottom-six role.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Point drought ends at 19 games

    Boqvist scored a goal and an assist on one shot, helping New Jersey to a 5-3 win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday.

    Boqvist snapped his long pointless streak in a huge performance, scoring the tying goal at 3-3 off a backhand in tight. He would also pick up an assist on Dawson Mercer's game-winning goal. On the season, Boqvist has four goals and six points in 35 games.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Point drought reaches 18 games

    Boqvist didn't record a meaningful statistic across 10:06 of ice time in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Blues.

    Boqvist is stuck in an 18-game point drought, during which he has just 13 shots and a minus-5 rating. If New Jersey had more forward depth, Boqvist would likely have been relegated to the press box by now.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Picked on in limited TOI

    Boqvist had one shot and a minus-2 rating over just 3:31 TOI in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Rangers.

    Boqvist skated only six shifts, but the Rangers still managed to burn New Jersey with goals on two of those shifts. His ice time can't drop much lower than this, so a healthy scratch is the next logical step for Boqvist if he doesn't pick up his play.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Chases goalie with marker

    Boqvist scored a second-period goal during Saturday's 5-1 victory over the host Senators.

    Boqvist, who scored his second goal in four games Saturday after starting the season with one assist in his opening eight outings, is attempting to solidify his role as a bottom-six forward on the NHL's hottest club. The 2017 second-round draft pick helped his cause by converting a second-period tally that brought an early exit to goalie Anton Forsberg and sparked the Devils to their 12th straight win. However, Boqvist didn't make much of a case after generating just one shot for the 10th time in 12 appearances. In his other two starts, he had two shots.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Earns helpers against Canucks

    Boqvist recorded his first point of the season with an assist versus Vancouver on Tuesday.

    Boqvist has played in three straight games after having been a healthy scratch for the prior six outings. The 24-year-old center will likely remain a fringe roster option this year.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Signs qualifying offer

    Boqvist signed his qualifying offer Friday, which is a one-year, two-way deal.

    Boqvist drew into 56 games with the Devils last season, picking up 10 goals and 23 points over that span. Despite his two-way deal, the 23-year-old forward will almost certainly spend most of the 2022-23 campaign with the big club, but he'll likely be a healthy scratch from time to time.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Notches 23 points

    Boqvist finished the 2021-22 season with 23 points, including 10 goals, in 56 appearances.

    Boqvist set career highs across the board heading into restricted free agency. Assuming New Jersey re-signs the 23-year-old forward, Boqvist will head into next season as a favorite to hold down a spot in the bottom six.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Goal stands as game-winner

    Boqvist scored a goal on two shots in Monday's 3-2 win over the Golden Knights.

    Boqvist tallied at 7:57 of the third period, and Andrew Hammond was able to make that tally stand as the game-winner. This was Boqvist's third goal in his last four games. The 23-year-old is looking more comfortable in a third-line role lately, and he's reached the 20-point mark for the first time in his career. He's added 66 shots on net and a minus-2 rating in 50 appearances.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Nets goal in shootout loss

    Boqvist scored a goal in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Kraken.

    Boqvist gave the Devils a 2-1 lead late in the first period. The 23-year-old has enjoyed a steady April with five points and 12 shots on net in his last eight games despite continuing to see a third-line role at even strength with little power-play time. The center is up to eight goals, 19 points, 64 shots on net and a minus-3 rating in 49 appearances.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Lights lamp in win

    Boqvist netted a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Coyotes.

    Boqvist tallied at 19:36 of the second period to give the Devils their first multi-goal lead in the game. The 23-year-old has become more consistent on offense with two goals and three helpers in his last nine outings. The Swede has seven tallies, 18 points, 62 shots on net, 28 hits and a minus-4 rating through 47 outings. He's still stuck in a bottom-six role, so his scoring contributions will probably remain modest.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Two-point effort in win

    Boqvist scored a goal, supplied an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's 7-2 win over the Canucks.

    Boqvist tallied in the second period and set up Dougie Hamilton's third-period marker. The two-point effort snapped a four-game drought for Boqvist, who continues to make occasional contributions on offense from the bottom six. He's at 12 points, 38 shots on net and a minus-3 rating in 27 contests overall, surpassing his 11 points from 63 games over the previous two years.

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  • Devils' Jesper Boqvist: Fills empty cage

    Boqvist scored an empty-net goal on four shots in Thursday's 7-4 win over the Blues.

    The Blues pushed back late in the third period Thursday, but Boqvist's empty-netter was the insurance the Devils needed to seal the win. The 23-year-old has scored all four of his goals this season in his last six games, adding two assists in that span. The Swede now has 10 points, 31 shots on goal and a minus-5 rating in 22 appearances. He played on the third line Thursday and could get a longer look in the middle six if he can sustain his recent surge.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 165 lbs
Birthplace: Falun, Sweden
Age: 24
Experience: 4
Shoots: Left