Devils, Nico Hischier reach 7-year, $50.75M deal Hischier, 20, was the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft. He has two assists in six games this season, having missed Thursday's win over the Rangers with an injury. The Swiss-born center has 37 goals and 64 assists in 157 career NHL games.
Martinsen best NHL season came during his rookie year with Colorado in 2015-16 when he played 55 games and recorded four goals and seven assists. Gudbranson, acquired in February of last season, had been a healthy scratch in recent games, with rookie John Marino getting more playing time for the Pens.