Nico Hischier

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Age 23 Jan 4, 1999
Brig CHE
Center shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
175 lbs 79 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2025
Agent Allain Roy
Draft Year 2017
Drafted Overall 1
Draft Round 1
Draft Team New Jersey Devils logo

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Transaction History
Dec 6, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier found the back of the net in Tuesday's 3-0 win against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Nov 21, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier notched three assists, one on the power play, in Monday's 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Nov 12, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier picked up an assist Saturday in a 4-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Nov 10, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored twice in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators.
Nov 8, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored the game-winning goal and registered an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames.
Nov 5, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier produced an assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 30, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier had a goal and an assist during a 7-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.
Oct 25, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal and led the team's forwards in ice time during the 6-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.
Oct 22, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier recorded a power-play assist in Saturday's 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 20, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier capped the scoring with an empty-net goal and earned two assists Thursday as the New Jersey Devils upended the New York Islanders 4-1.
Oct 18, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Oct 15, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (hamstring) will play Saturday against the Detroit Red Wings, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Oct 13, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Despite a previous report that suggested otherwise, Hischier (hamstring) is still on injured reserve and won't play in Thursday's season opener versus Philadelphia.
Oct 13, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (hamstring) will not play Thursday against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sam Kasan of the New Jersey Devils Hockey Network reports.
Oct 13, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (hamstring) is on track to be activated off IR and play in Thursday's regular-season opener against the Philadelphia Flyers, Adam Kimelman of NHL.com reports.
Oct 11, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (hamstring) was on the ice Tuesday for practice, Sam Kasan of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Oct 10, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Monday by the New Jersey Devils.
Sep 29, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier has a strained hamstring and will be reevaluated in 10 days, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official sitereports.
Sep 27, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (undisclosed) will have additional tests on his injury but could still play again in the preseason. Coach Lindy Ruff told reporters, "He'll undergo some tests today just to make sure everything is good. I had a really good conversation with him, leading me to believe he'll be playing again in the preseason but you never know where some of these things lead," Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports Tuesday.
May 2, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier finished the season with 21 goals and 39 assists in 70 appearances.
Apr 29, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (illness) will return to the lineup for Friday's regular-season finale versus Detroit.
Apr 28, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (illness) won't play Thursday against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Apr 26, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (illness) is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Ottawa Senators, per the NHL's media site.
Apr 24, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (illness) won't play Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings, Sam Kasan of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Apr 12, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier notched three assists and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Apr 9, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars.
Apr 7, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier put up two assists Thursday in a 7-4 loss to Montreal.
Mar 23, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Toronto.
Mar 22, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 7-4 win over the New York Rangers.
Mar 19, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Mar 16, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier notched two assists and blocked three shots in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Mar 15, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) will be in action versus Vancouver on Tuesday, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Mar 14, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) participated in practice Monday and could play Tuesday against the Vancouver Canucks, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Mar 12, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) will not play Saturday versus the Anaheim Ducks, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Mar 10, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) will not participate in Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets, per Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site.
Mar 8, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) will not play Tuesday versus the Colorado Avalanche, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Mar 8, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier was ruled questionable for Tuesday's game against the Colorado Avalanche due to a lower-body injury, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Mar 4, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal on seven shots in Friday's 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers.
Feb 28, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier logged two assists, five shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 7-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Feb 24, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal and dished out two assists in Thursday's 6-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The goal and one assist came on the power play.
Feb 13, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal on four shots in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Feb 10, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored twice on three shots and added an assist in Thursday's 7-4 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Feb 7, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a power-play goal on two shots and went minus-2 in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 22, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier picked up an assist in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Jan 19, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal in a 4-1 loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday.
Jan 6, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) will play in Thursday's contest against the Columbus Blue Jackets, per Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site.
Jan 4, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) will rejoin the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday and is considered questionable for Thursday's game versus the Columbus Blue Jackets, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
Jan 4, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (lower body) will be sidelined for Tuesday's contest with Boston.
Jan 2, 2022 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored twice on four shots and went plus-2 in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Washington Capitals.
Dec 26, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier was spotted on the ice during Sunday's practice, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Dec 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (COVID-19) has returned to practice Monday, per Catherine Bogart.
Dec 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier will not play Saturday versus the New York Islanders after he was placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols.
Dec 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier posted an assist in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Nov 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier dished out a pair of helpers in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Nov 14, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier recorded an assist in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the New York Rangers.
Nov 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier tallied a goal and an assist with two shots and two hits in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Florida Panthers. He also went 11-5 on faceoffs (68.8 percent).
Nov 6, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 24, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier crafted a power-play goal Saturday in a 2-1 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Oct 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier registered one assist, one shot and four blocks in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Apr 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a power-play goal on his only sot in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 26, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier registered an assist Sunday in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 18, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier scored a goal on seven shots and had two PIM Sunday in a 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers.
Apr 13, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (face) will be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Apr 12, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Head coach Lindy Ruff said Monday that Hischier (face) is on track to play in Tuesday's game versus the New York Rangers, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Apr 11, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Head coach Lindy Ruff said Sunday that Hischier (face) is "very close to playing," Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Apr 7, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (face) returned to practice Wednesday.
Mar 29, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (face) has begun workouts and cardio activity following his sinus fracture.
Mar 16, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier underwent successful surgery to repair a frontal sinus fracture Tuesday.
Mar 4, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier is in the NHL's concussion protocol and is considered week-to-week. The 22-year-old pivot has also been placed on injured reserve.
Mar 2, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (face) will not be available against the New York Islanders on Tuesday as the severity of his injury is still being evaluated, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Feb 28, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (face) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Washington Capitals, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Feb 27, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier exited Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Washington Capitals after taking a puck to the face, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Feb 20, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (leg/COVID-19 protocol) will play in Saturday's game versus the Buffalo Sabres, Jim Cerny of Sporting News reports.
Feb 15, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (COVID-19 protocol) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the New York Rangers, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Feb 8, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (leg) entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Monday, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Jan 23, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | According to coach Lindy Ruff, Hischier (leg) is progressing in his recovery and hasn't suffered any setbacks, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Jan 21, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (leg) is improving in his recovery but won't be ready in time to play against the New York Islanders on Thursday. Coach Lindy Ruff told reporters, "He's feeling better every day," per Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site.
Jan 12, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier (leg) will miss Thursday's Opening Night clash with the Boston Bruins, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
Jan 9, 2021 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | According to coach Lindy Ruff, Hischier (leg) still isn't skating, but the New Jersey Devils "think he's moving right along," Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Dec 29, 2020 New Jersey Devils | Nico Hischier | Hischier injured his leg in early December and will not be ready for the start of training camp come Jan. 1, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Dec 13, 2019 New Jersey Devils | Activated C Nico Hischier from injured reserve.
Oct 18, 2019 New Jersey Devils | Signed C Nico Hischier to a seven-year, $50.75 million contract extension.
Jul 15, 2017 New Jersey Devils | Signed C Nico Hischier to a three-year entry-level contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Nico Hischier
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils logo 25 11 16 27 13 2
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2009-2010 Visp U15 U15-Top 9 15 11 26 4
2010-2011 Valais-Wallis Future U15 U15-Elit 11 2 0 2 2
2010-2011 Visp U15 U15-Top 3 4 6 10 0
2010-2011 ZSC Lions QC Int PW 6 3 2 5 4
2011-2012 Valais-Wallis Future U15 U15-Elit 27 11 18 29 4
2011-2012 ZSC Lions QC Int PW 6 9 10 19 0
2012-2013 Valais-Wallis Future U15 U15-Elit 27 43 38 81 4
2012-2013 Valais-Wallis Future U17 U17-Top 14 12 11 23 0
2013-2014 Valais-Wallis Future U15 U15-Elit 20 57 40 97 10
2013-2014 Valais-Wallis Future U17 U17-Top 22 32 45 77 4
2013-2014 Bern U17 U17-Elit 2 1 2 3 0 Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0
2014-2015 Switzerland U17 (all) International-Jr 10 5 4 9 2
2014-2015 Bern U17 U17-Elit 22 28 33 61 2 Playoffs 3 4 5 9 0
2014-2015 Bern U20 U20-Elit 11 1 1 2 2 Playoffs 10 3 3 6 0
2014-2015 Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr 11 2 0 2 0
2014-2015 Switzerland U17 EYOF 3 1 1 2 0
2014-2015 Switzerland U18 WJC-18 5 1 0 1 0
2015-2016 Bern U20 U20-Elit 18 11 17 28 6 Playoffs 9 1 8 9 0
2015-2016 Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr 16 5 10 15 2
2015-2016 Switzerland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 3 3 6 0
2015-2016 Visp SL 7 1 1 2 0 Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0
2015-2016 Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr 11 1 3 4 0
2015-2016 Bern NL 15 1 0 1 2
2015-2016 Visp Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 2 Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0
2015-2016 Bern Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Switzerland U20 WJC-20 6 0 2 2 0
2015-2016 Switzerland U18 WJC-18 5 1 3 4 0
2015-2016 Bern U20 RBS Elite Jr. A 1 1 0 1 0 Playoffs 9 1 8 9 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 57 38 48 86 24 Playoffs 6 3 4 7 0
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Switzerland U20 (all) International-Jr 11 7 8 15 4
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Switzerland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 3 1 1 2 2
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr 9 3 8 11 2
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Switzerland U20 WJC-20 5 4 3 7 2
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Switzerland U18 WJC-18 5 1 5 6 0
2017-2018 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 20 32 52 26 1,058 56.52 52.38 1.62 49.88 1.74 1.02 2.38 Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0
2018-2019 New Jersey Devils NHL 69 17 30 47 24 935 53.57 54.98 7.27 49.38 3.50 0.71 1.80
2018-2019 Switzerland (all) International 12 8 7 15 4
2018-2019 Switzerland WC 8 4 5 9 4
2019-2020 New Jersey Devils NHL 58 14 22 36 12 767 44.80 48.30 1.00 47.80 1.30 0.86 1.88
2020-2021 New Jersey Devils NHL 21 6 5 11 4 277 36.00 47.90 1.20 46.90 -1.10 0.43 1.30
2020-2021 Switzerland WC 8 2 4 6 2
2020-2021 Switzerland (all) International 8 2 4 6 2
2021-2022 New Jersey Devils NHL 70 21 39 60 17 956 54.00 54.00 2.90 51.80 2.00 0.82 2.38
2021-2022 Switzerland WC 8 5 3 8 2
2021-2022 Switzerland (all) International 9 5 5 10 2
2022-2023 New Jersey Devils NHL 25 11 16 27 2
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Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date October 18, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Allain Roy
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Standard Contract | 7 Years $50,750,000 8.79% of cap space
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AAV $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000
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Signing Bonuses $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,000,000 $7,250,000 $4,500,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $8,000,000 $8,500,000
Minors Salary $7,000,000 $7,250,000 $4,500,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $8,000,000 $8,500,000
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Contract History

Signing Team New Jersey Devils logo
Signing Date July 15, 2017
Agent Allain Roy
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.23% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $3,775,000 $3,775,000 $3,775,000
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
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