BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – With the first overall pick tonight in the 2017 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils selected Halifax Mooseheads forward Nico Hischier.
The 18-year-old center recorded 86 points (38 goals, 48 assists) in 57 games played with the Mooseheads this past season. Hischier played in five games for Switzerland at the 2017 World Junior Championship and scored seven points (four goals, three assists) and finished 12th in overall scoring at the tournament.
The Devils continue the NHL Draft tomorrow with nine picks in the final six rounds.
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