Nico Hischier RUMORS & NEWS

  • Hischier asked to be benched after penalty-filled stretch

    Pro Hockey Talk "Nico Hischier might only be 18 years old, but he’s already revealing a maturity that’s well beyond his years. New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero told The Star-Ledger this past week that the forward asked head coach John Hynes to “just (bleeping) bench me,” after the No. 1 pick in the..." November 18

  • The Great One heaps praise on Devils rookie Nico Hischier

    Sportsnet "In the days leading up to the 2017 NHL draft—perhaps even in the final moments—the hockey community remained divided on who was most deserving of the No. 1 crown. With Swiss-born Nico Hischier and Canadian Nolan Patrick both vying for the honour, New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero..." November 12

  • Hischier ‘played his way’ into top-six role with Devils

    Pro Hockey Talk "First overall pick Nico Hischier has continued to impress through the preseason. His offensive totals certainly stand out. Four goals in four games, including this “tenacious” goal in his debut. He has seven points during the preseason, as well. It’s not the regular season, but it should..." September 29

  • Roger Federer's advice for Devils' No. 1 pick Nico Hischier

    Newark Star-Ledger "Nico Hischier, the Devils' No. 1 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, garnered high praise from another legendary athlete from Switzerland. Tennis great Roger Federer was asked about Hischier following his second-round match on Thursday at the U.S. Open, and while Federer praised Hischier, the 19-time..." September 01