2017 NHL Entry Draft

Nico Hischier

NICO HISCHIERSwitzerland

NEW JERSEY • ROUND: 1 OVERALL: 1

  

Previous Team: Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)

Hockey Draft Central Ranking: No. 1

Vital Statistics

Position: C • Height: 6-0 • Weight: 174 • Shoots: Left
Birthdate: Jan. 4, 1999 • Hometown: Naters, Switzerland

Additional Information

Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous Teams: Visp (Nationalliga B); Bern (U20/Nationalliga A)
Post-Draft Teams: New Jersey (NHL)
First NHL Contract: Signed July 15, 2017
CHL Import Draft: 2016 by Halifax (Round 1, No. 6 overall)
NHL Debut: Oct. 7, 2017 (New Jersey vs. Colorado)
First NHL Goal: Oct. 19,. 2017 (New Jersey at Ottawa)

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