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Devils select Nico Hischier 1st Overall in 2017 NHL Draft

by New Jersey Devils @NJDevils /

Friday night at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in Chicago, Devils General Manager Ray Shero announced, with the first overall selection, the Devils selected center Nico Hischier from the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

The Devils hold nine additional draft picks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft with Round 2 set to begin on Saturday at 10 a.m.

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