Nico Hischier’s hot streak earns NHL honor

New Jersey’s captain named the league’s No. 3 Star of the 7 days.

On Monday, the NHL announced New Jersey Devils captain Nico Hischier has been named the league’s No. 3 Star of the Week for the 7 days ending Feb. 13.

Hischier, 23, has scored 13 targets with 17 assists in 43 video games for the Devils this period. He is tied for second on the team (with Jack Hughes) in targets scored at the rear of only Jesper Bratt, and his 17 assists are 3rd on the roster driving Bratt and Damon Severson.

This was, on the other hand, arguably the most effective 7 days of his youthful vocation. He posted six points in 4 video games, which include 5 aims.

His vocation highs are 20 ambitions, 32 helps and 52 details when he appeared in all 82 video games as a rookie in the 2017-18 time. He missed most of very last 12 months because of injuries.

Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom, Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Patrik Laine were named the No. 1 and 2 stars, respectively.

From the NHL release:

“Hischier scored in all four of his outings, top the NHL with 5-1—6 all round to tutorial the Devils (17-27-5, 39 points) to a pair of wins. He accounted for New Jersey’s lone intention in a 4-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators Feb. 7 and once more scored in a 7-1 victory against the Montreal Canadiens Feb. 8. Hischier then notched 2-1—3, his seventh career multi-purpose match and sixth vocation 3-point general performance, in a 7-4 triumph around the St. Louis Blues Feb. 10 before closing the week with one more goal in a 4-2 reduction to the Pittsburgh Penguins Feb. 13. The 23-yr-aged Brig, Switzerland, native and No. 1 total choose from the 2017 NHL Draft has played in 43 overall contests this time, rating among the Devils’ leading producers in details (2nd 30), ambitions (t-2nd 13) and helps (3rd 17).”