Last Game
Fri, Apr 29
vs Detroit Red Wings (32-40-10)
  • Prudential Center
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Final
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Eastern Metropolitan Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
54-20-8 116
52-24-6 110
46-25-11 103
44-26-12 100
37-35-10 84
37-38-7 81
27-46-9 63
25-46-11 61

2021 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 39 60 -1 19:21 17

Top Nico Hischier News

  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Career-high 60 points in 2021-22

    Hischier finished the season with 21 goals and 39 assists in 70 appearances.

    Hischier finished second on the team in points behind Jesper Bratt (73) and set a new career high, surpassing the 52 points Hischier posted as a rookie in 2017-18. The first player selected in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft should be locked into a top-six role with the Devils for years to come.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Back at it

    Hischier (illness) will return to the lineup for Friday's regular-season finale versus Detroit.

    Hischier should return to a top-line role and a spot on the No. 1 power-play unit against the Red Wings. The 23-year-old pivot will hope to hit the 60-point mark for the first time in his career during Friday's season finale -- he's picked up 21 goals and 59 points through 69 contests this campaign.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Remains unavailable

    Hischier (illness) won't play Thursday against Carolina.

    At this point it isn't clear if Hischier will be able to return for Friday's season finale against the Red Wings. If not, he'll finish the campaign having collected 21 goals, 59 points and 151 shots on net through 69 contests.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Remains out Tuesday

    Hischier (illness) is not in Tuesday's lineup against Ottawa, per the NHL's media site.

    Hischier will miss his second consecutive game while battling an illness. His next chance to suit up will be Thursday in Carolina. The 23-year-old has tallied a career-high 59 points while averaging 19:21 of ice time this season.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Not playing Sunday

    Hischier (illness) won't play Sunday against the Red Wings, Sam Kasan of the Devils' official site reports.

    The non-COVID illness that sidelined Jesper Bratt on Saturday has spread to some of his teammates, and while Bratt will be back in Sunday, the Devils will now be without another key forward in Hischier. New Jersey will go with 11 forwards and seven defensemen Sunday. Hischier's next chance to play will come Tuesday in Ottawa.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Distributes three helpers

    Hischier notched three assists and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Coyotes.

    Hischier was the top line's playmaker Tuesday -- he helped out on Fabian Zetterlund's first NHL goal in the first period and both of Yegor Sharangovich's tallies in the third. This was Hischier's seventh multi-point effort in his last 13 games, a span in which he has four goals and 15 helpers. For the season, the Swiss center is up to 57 points, 137 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating in 64 appearances.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Two-point effort Saturday

    Hischier scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Stars.

    With the Devils down 1-0 heading into the third period, Hischier got to work, helping set up Ty Smith for New Jersey's first tally before tucking the puck between Jake Oettinger's legs on a fantastic individual effort with only 71 seconds left in the game. Hischier's goal was his 20th of the season, tying his prior career high, while he's now established a new personal best with 54 points on the year.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Ties career mark in points

    Hischier put up two assists Thursday in a 7-4 loss to Montreal.

    Hischier's two assists allowed him to set a new NHL career high (33) and tie his career mark for points (52), which he set as a rookie in 2017-18. He has been particularly hot since Feb. 7 with 28 points (11 goals, 17 assists) in 23 games.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Four straight multi-point games

    Hischier scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Toronto.

    Hischier delivered his fourth consecutive multi-point performance. Both of his points came during a wild second period, during which the Devils twice took one-goal leads, only to have them promptly erased. New Jersey's 23-year-old captain has led by example for the past 16 games, notching 10 goals and 12 assists over that stretch.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Bags two apples in win

    Hischier dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 7-4 win over the Rangers.

    Hischier helped Yegor Sharangovich put New Jersey up 5-2 in the second, then assisted on Jack Hughes' power-play marker to make it 6-3 in the third. Three consecutive multi-point performances have raised Hischier's season total to 44 in 54 games. Hischier needs eight points to match the career-high 52 he scored as a rookie in 2017-18.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Two points against Oilers

    Hischier scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Oilers.

    The first overall pick in the 2017 Draft continues to come into his own. Hischier has posted back-to-back two-point performances, and over his last 14 games he's delivered nine goals and 18 points. On the season, the 23-year-old is up to 17 goals and 42 points through 53 contests.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Dishes pair of helpers

    Hischier notched two assists and blocked three shots in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Flames.

    In his second game after missing three with a lower-body injury, Hischier was a key part of the offense in a loss. He had a hand in goals by Dawson Mercer and P.K. Subban as the Devils kept pace with the Flames early on. Since the All-Star break, Hischier has eight goals and eight assists in 13 appearances. The Swiss center is up to 40 points, 113 shots on net and a minus-7 rating through 52 contests.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Will play against Canucks

    Hischier (lower body) will be in action versus Vancouver on Tuesday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.

    Hischier will be back in the lineup following a three-game stint on the shelf due to his lower-body issue. Prior to getting hurt, the 23-year-old center was on a four-game point streak and had racked up seven goals and six assists in his previous 10 outings. With Hischier good to go, he figures to offer top-end fantasy value even though the Devils are the longest of shots to make the postseason.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Questionable for Tuesday

    Hischier (lower body) participated in practice Monday and could play Tuesday against Vancouver, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.

    Hischier was a full participant Monday and it appears that he'll be ready to go Tuesday. Head coach Lindy Ruff said that it's a matter of "pain tolerance" and the team will see how he feels tomorrow. The 23-year-old has missed the last three games.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Still out Saturday

    Hischier (lower body) will not play Saturday versus the Ducks, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.

    Hischier will miss his third straight game with the injury, which will likely allow Mason Geertsen to remain in the lineup. Hischier's next chance to return will be Tuesday versus the Canucks, though it's unclear if the 23-year-old will join the Devils on their upcoming three-game road trip.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Ruled out Thursday

    Hischier (lower body) will not participate in Thursday's game against Winnipeg, per Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site.

    Hischier will miss a second-consecutive game while dealing with a lower-body injury. The 23-year-old has averaged 19:36 of ice time -- 3:39 during the power play -- and generated five points over his last five appearances. He will set his sights on returning for Saturday's game versus Anaheim.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Not playing Tuesday

    Hischier (lower body) will not play Tuesday versus the Avalanche, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.

    Hischier will be forced to miss at least one game with the lower-body injury. Mason Geertsen is expected to enter the lineup in a bottom-six role, while Jesper Boqvist or Pavel Zacha figure to feature in a more significant role in the lineup. Hischier will try to be ready for Thursday's game against the Jets.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Questionable for Tuesday

    Hischier was ruled questionable for Tuesday's game against Colorado due to a lower-body injury, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.

    Hischier has averaged 18:27 of ice time -- 2:45 during the power play -- and tallied 17 points over the last 20 games. If the 23-year-old is withheld from participation Tuesday, Jesper Boqvist may see expanded minutes.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Nets lone tally in loss

    Hischier scored a goal on seven shots in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Rangers.

    Hischier responded to Mika Zibanejad's opening goal after just 2:45, tying the game at 1-1 in the first period. In his last 10 games, Hischier has racked up an impressive eight goals and five assists. Despite the Devils' struggles this season, their top six is just as competitive as many other teams' top forwards. Hischier has 16 goals, 37 points, 111 shots on net and a minus-7 rating in 49 appearances.

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  • Devils' Nico Hischier: Distributes two assists

    Hischier logged two assists, five shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 7-2 win over the Canucks.

    Hischier helped out on Dawson Mercer's power-play goal in the first period as well as Jesper Bratt's even-strength marker in the second. This was Hischier's third multi-point effort in the last six games. The 23-year-old finished February with six goals and five helpers in nine outings. He's at 35 points, 102 shots on net, 17 PIM and a minus-7 rating through 47 contests overall.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 175 lbs
Birthplace: Brig, Switzerland
Age: 23
Experience: 4
Shoots: Left