News – EN – Hischier facing NHL loss


The only Swiss lined up in the NHL Championship, Nico Hischier (22) faced defeat with the New Jersey Devils at Washington (4-3), Sunday

At Capital One Arena, the Valais center skated 14:52 with the team coached by Lindy Ruff and ended the game on a neutral differential

The “Devils” led 0-2 at mid-game before allowing four unanswered goals in 24 minutes Author of two goals and credited with an assist, US right-winger TJ Oshie was their executioner

Drafted in the first round in 2004, Manitoba center Travis Zajac (35) played his 1,000th game in the New Jersey franchise uniform

Once again, Jonas Siegenthaler had to settle for a supernumerary role with the Capitals The Zurich defender has not put on his skates in the league since February 4 and has only taken part in six of the 17 games his club has played since the start of the 2021 season.

On the open-air rink of Lake Tahoe, the Boston Bruins have eaten up the Philadelphia Flyers (7-3) Author of the tenth hat-trick of his career, Czech right-winger David Pastrnak (24) set the tone for the debate by opening the scoring in the 34th second

The Montreal Canadiens suffered a bitter setback at the Canadian Tire Center in Ottawa, where US Senators left winger Brady Tkachuk (21) sealed the score in overtime (3-2)

The Habs have thus lined up a second defeat and downgrade to fourth in the North Division (17 matches, 21 points)

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News – EN – Hischier facing NHL loss