Nico Hischier

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Birthday
4, 1999
Birthplace
Brig, Switzerland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
4, 1999 (age 20)
Birthplace
Brig, Switzerland

About

Centre who was chosen by the New Jersey Devils with the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He was previously named Rookie of the Year in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Canadian Hockey League. 

Before Fame

He spent his early years in the EHC Visp youth system before transferring to SC Bern.  

Trivia

He became the first Swiss player ever to be taken first in the NHL Entry Draft. 

Family Life

His father Rino played professional soccer. His older brother Luca has played hockey for SC Bern. 

Associated With

He modeled his game after Pavel Datsyuk and took the same jersey number: 13.