The Devils landed the most coveted college free agent on the market when they signed defenseman Will Butcher on Sunday. The Denver graduate won the Hobey Baker award as college hockey's tip player while leading his team to the NCAA title during his senior season in 2016-17. Now that the Devils have a Hobey Baker winner in their system, what can they expect?

Here are the past 12 Hobey Baker winners prior to Butcher and how they panned out (or didn't) in the NHL.