Tag Archives: Nico Hischier

Devils Dealt Significant Blow With Travis Zajac Injury

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 In what was an unexpected (and unpleasant) surprise, the New Jersey Devils announced Travis Zajac will miss 4-6 months after undergoing successful surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle. While his numbers may not catch your eye, Zajac was one of the team’s best two-way forwards and provided the

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Which Line Will Nico Hischier Start the Season on?

Follow me on Twitter Unless you have been living under a rock for the past two and a half months it’s known that the New Jersey Devils will have a decision to make regarding their 2017 first round pick Nico Hischier. Since there’s no guarantee he’ll even make the opening roster, it all depends on

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Nico Hischier Signs Max Entry-Level Contract: Worth it?

@Robby_DeLuca95 It took some time but rest easy Devils fans, Nico Hischier has signed his three year entry-level contract and will wear number 13 on his jersey. As a matter of fact, he got the maximum ELC. This means he will be making $925,000 per year including any performance bonuses that may happen. What we’re

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2017 Development Camp Review: Best Camp Ever

Follow me on twitter @Sammystl5 New Jersey Devils development camp took place last week at Barnabas Health Center, which temporarily housed all of the Devils top prospects. As described by many who attended, this was the best development camp the organization has had in years. The ice was full of speed, skill, and hockey sense.

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A Permanent Move to Wing Appears Likely for John Quenneville

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 As the dog of days of the NHL offseason are upon us, there has been little news with the Devils regarding any further signings or trades. Although activity has been bleak, New Jersey was busy with their development camp featuring the team’s top prospects all of last week. There were

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Can This “Magic Number” Return The Devils To The Playoffs?

Author’s Twitter Is there a magic number that an NHL team needs to reach (collectively or among certain players) to ensure making the postseason? The question dawned on me during a discussion I was having with my fellow DAB writers, where we yet again pondered what it would take (and if it was achievable in one

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Devils Might Have To Wait For Improvements On Defense

Author’s Twitter We’re two weeks into summer free agency and about a month into the 2017 offseason. With their needs apparent, most of the New Jersey Devils fan base anticipated a busy offseason…and were largely disappointed. While the first overall selection of Nico Hischier along with the acquisitions of Brian Boyle and Marcus Johansson were laudable

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Devils Rivalry With Flyers Redefined By the 2017 Draft

Author’s TWITTER When it was revealed the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers were respectively selecting first and second overall at the 2017 NHL Draft, the longtime divisional rivalry between the teams was quickly recognized. They’ve faced each other five times in the playoffs between 1995 and 2012, with the Devils winning three of those matchups.

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2017 New Jersey Devils Draft Review

After weeks of speculation, the New Jersey Devils selected Nico Hischier first overall in the NHL’s centennial draft. The Devils passed on the former consensus first overall pick Nolan Patrick in favor of the dynamic Halifax Mooseheads center. In an article I wrote after winning the draft lottery, I made the case for drafting Nolan

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Crowded Down The Middle: New Jersey’s Center Conundrum

Author’s TWITTER After weeks of anticipation, the New Jersey Devils emerged out of the 2017 NHL Draft with the top-ranked prospect- Nico Hischier. The upside is tremendous for the Swiss-born center, who could make the jump straight to the NHL. While I’m sure the Devils roster won’t stay the same between now and the beginning of

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