Dawson Mercer

New Jersey Devils logo
Age 20 Oct 27, 2001
Bay Roberts Canada
Right Wing shoots right
6'0" 183 cm
179 lbs 81 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2028
Draft Year 2020
Drafted Overall 18
Draft Round 1
Draft Team New Jersey Devils logo

Transaction History
May 2, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer dressed in all 82 games as a rookie in 2021-22, totaling 17 goals and 25 assists.
Apr 4, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer recorded two assists in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Islanders.
Mar 16, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a goal on three shots in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Flames.
Feb 28, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a power-play goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 7-2 win over the Canucks.
Feb 15, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a goal and added two assists -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Lightning.
Feb 8, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 7-1 win over the Canadiens.
Jan 31, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer notched an assist in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Jan 23, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer produced a pair of assists in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Hurricanes.
Jan 2, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer logged an assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Capitals.
Dec 31, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 6-5 overtime win over the Oilers.
Dec 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a shorthanded goal on four shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Red Wings.
Dec 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a power-play goal on two shots in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Flyers.
Nov 28, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer notched an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Flyers.
Nov 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer produced an assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Rangers.
Nov 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Bruins.
Oct 31, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored a goal on five shots and had two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to Columbus.
Oct 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Flames.
Oct 15, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer posted an assist, two shots on goal and four PIM in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blackhawks.
Dec 24, 2020 New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Devils on Thursday.
Oct 6, 2020 Drafted New Jersey Devils | Dawson Mercer | Mercer was drafted 18th overall by the Devils at the 2020 (NHL) Entry Draft on Tuesday.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Dawson Mercer
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils logo 82 17 25 42 -25 28 1,121 44.00 51.10 -1.00 49.90 -0.80 0.75 1.77
Dawson Mercer Stats by Elite Prospects Dawson Mercer Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2014-2015 Team Newfoundland U14 (ACC) ACC-U14 5 2 2 4 2
2014-2015 Tri Pen Ice U15 AAA NLAAAHL U15 28 20 23 43 30 Playoffs 5 5 8 13 0
2015-2016 Team Newfoundland U15 (ACC) ACC-U15 5 2 3 5 0
2015-2016 Tri Pen Ice U15 AAA NLAAAHL U15 24 42 26 68 41 Playoffs 4 8 2 10 0
2016-2017 Bishop's College School Varsity MPHL 18 8 14 22 8 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Bishop's College School Prep U16 PSHF U16 4 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Bishop's College School Varsity PSHF U18 11 6 6 12 0 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Team Newfoundland QGC-16 5 4 9 13 0
2017-2018 Team Blue U17-Dev 3 1 0 1 0
2017-2018 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 61 11 15 26 25 Playoffs 10 1 3 4 0
2017-2018 Canada Black U17 WHC-17 5 2 0 2 0
2018-2019 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 68 30 34 64 50 Playoffs 16 5 11 16 0
Draft Yr 2019-2020 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 26 18 24 42 21
Draft Yr 2019-2020 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2019-2020 Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 16 6 12 18 4
Draft Yr 2019-2020 QMJHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 2 1 3 0
2020-2021 Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 23 19 17 36 6 Playoffs 9 6 11 17 0
2020-2021 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 2 4 6 2
2021-2022 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 17 25 42 28 1,121 44.00 51.10 -1.00 49.90 -0.80 0.75 1.77
2021-2022 Canada WC 10 0 5 5 0
Dawson Mercer Stats by Elite Prospects | Dawson Mercer Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date December 29, 2020
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,682,501 1.12% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,325,000 $1,294,167 $1,294,167 $1,294,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $400,000 $400,000 $400,000
Base Salary $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $92,500 $925,000 $925,000 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $80,000 $80,000 $80,000
Clauses
ENTRY-LEVEL SLIDE
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History