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Sport Devils sign top pick Hischier to max entry-level contract

01:25  16 july  2017
01:25  16 july  2017 Source:   thescore.com

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The New Jersey Devils signed first overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry - level contract with an average annual value of 5,000, the team announced Saturday. Hischier became the first

Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Devils today signed the first-overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, Nico Hischier , to the maximum three-year, entry - level contract for salary (5,000 AAV) and performance bonuses.

  Devils sign top pick Hischier to max entry-level contract © Jeff Vinnick / National Hockey League / Getty The New Jersey Devils signed first overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract with an average annual value of $925,000, the team announced Saturday.

Hischier became the first Swiss-born player to be taken first overall when the Devils selected him over Nolan Patrick in June's entry draft. The 6-foot-1, 176-pound center scored 38 goals and had 86 points in 57 games with the Halifax Moosheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League last season.

For a full draft profile and scouting report on Hischier, click here.

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The New Jersey devils have signed #1 overall pick from the 2017 NHL draft Nico Hischer to an entry level contract i give my thoughts right here on the deal!

NEWARK, N.J. -- The New Jersey Devils have signed No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry - level contract for salary and performance bonuses. The Devils said Saturday that Hischier will have an average salary of 5,000.

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