NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - MARCH 06: Ty Smith #24 of the New Jersey Devils takes the puck in the second period against the New York Rangers at Prudential Center on March 06, 2021 in Newark, New Jersey.A limited number of fans are in attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
The New Jersey Devils didn’t have a good year at all. There was almost nothing to be proud of in terms of their play as a team. Some players stepped up this season, and Ty Smith was one of them. He is looking like one of the best young defensemen in the NHL.