By: Leo Scaglione Jr., Pinch-Hitting For the Maven Sure, the Devils seized headlines by owning the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. In case you didn’t know, they selected second-ranked North American skater Nico Hischier, who suited up for Halifax (QMJHL) this past season. The wait is over…With the first overall pick in […]
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By: Leo Scaglione Jr., Pinch-Hitting For the Maven The New York Islanders’ headline move on day two of the 2017 NHL Draft had nothing to do with a pick, at least none of which will be used this year. It was their trade with the Calgary Flames in which they dealt 26-year-old defenseman Travis Hamonic and […]
Friday night the wait was over and the hockey world found out who the New Jersey Devils selected first overall in the 2017 NHL Draft. The newest member of the Devs is Swiss Sensation Nico Hischier. [Fischler: Devils Nab Nico With No. 1 Pick] While the draft happened in Chicago, the Devils hosted a party […]
It had been 13 years since the Rangers had a draft pick as high as seventh overall. They had two picks in the top-21 that year — Al Montoya at No. 6 and Lauri Korpikoski at No. 19 in 2004. But after making the Derek Stepan/Antti Raanta trade that also brought back 21-year-old defenseman Anthony DeAngelo […]
The Devils, Rangers and Sabres all had picks in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft. Learn more about who they selected. DEVILS With the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils selected dynamic Swiss center Nico Hischier. Listed at 6-foot-1 and 178 pounds by NHL.com, Hischier became the first […]
By: Leo Scaglione Jr., Pinch-Hitting For the Maven For weeks — if not months — the debate has raged. Nolan Patrick or Nico Hischier, with Gabe Vilardi galloping strong in third place. [Patrick vs. Hischier: Comparing The Important Stuff] This was all about Devils General Manager Ray Shero and his First Round pick in the Entry […]