The New Jersey Devils continue building their future. 

On Monday morning the New Jersey Devils announced the club has signed 2020 first-round pick Alexander Holtz to a three-year, entry level contract.

Holtz has signed an Amateur Try-Out contract with Binghamton, the Devils’ AHL affiliate, for the remainder of the 2021 season.

Holtz, 19, was the seventh overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft. He’s listed at 6-0 and 194 pounds and is a right-handed shooting wing with an elite shot. He’s a pure sniper who possesses a top-level release. He has the potential to be a top-line scorer and a power play threat at the NHL level.

Tab has written about MLB, the NHL and the NFL for more than a decade for publications including The Fourth Period, Bleacher Report and La Vida Baseball. He is the author of two books about the Chicago Blackhawks and has been credentialed for the MLB All-Star Game and postseason and multiple Stanley Cup Finals. He is the co-host of the Line Drive Radio podcast.