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Former Moosehead Hischier signs seven-year extension with Devils

New Jersey Devil's Nico Hischier scores on Ottawa Senator's goaltender Mike Condon during first period NHL exhibition action at Credit Union Place in Summerside on Monday.
New Jersey Devils centre Nico Hischier scores on Ottawa Senators goaltender Mike Condon during an NHL exhibition action at Credit Union Place in Summerside. (SaltWire Network)

Former Halifax Mooseheads centre Nico Hischier agreed to a seven-year contract extension with the New Jersey Devils on Friday.

The total value of the deal is $50.75 million for an average salary of $7.25 million per season.

The 20-year-old Swiss forward had 47 points in 69 games last year. He was the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NHL draft after spending one season with the Halifax Mooseheads. Hischier had 86 points in 57 games in Halifax.

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