Jack Hughes, the Devils first overall draft pick, donned the red and white jersey for the first time on Tuesday when he took the ice for the start of the team's developmental camp.
"Yeah, it was good to get out here. Good little skate to get our feet under us. It was good to get out there with the jersey for the first time."
While Hughes admitted the hype has gone down and he's had time to relax by the pool, he's ready to start soaking in all the information his new coaches will be throwing at him as he gets acclimated to his new team.
"I think you can learn a lot of things. Obviously a lot of smart people here, a lot of guys who played in the NHL and can teach you a lot of things. So, for me, I think it's all a learning curve and just trying to figure some things out."
During his down time on Monday, Hughes also made sure to check out the Home Run Derby. He wasn't rooting for Pete ALonso, though...