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Nico Hischier

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Hockey Player

The Resume

    (January 4, 1999- )
    Born in Naters, Switzerland
    Drafted first overall by the New Jersey Devils in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft
    Forward for the New Jersey Devils
    Played junior hockey for the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL (2016-17)

Why he might be annoying:

    Some hockey pundits went as far as calling him 'The Swiss McDavid.'
    He bounced around the Swiss league's before opting to play his draft year in Halifax.
    He was extremely hyped up leading into the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
    He said, in regards to playing in New Jersey 'I think I'm going to like going to the Jersey Shore.'
    He was a virtual unknown in hockey circles, prior to his ascension in the rankings as a result of his stint in Halifax.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is the first native of Switzerland to be drafted first overall in the NHL Entry Draft.
    His hometown of Naters didn't have any rinks, so he was forced to practice in the neighboring town of Visp.
    He is considered a solid two way player by hockey pundits.
    He is the first player in the history of the Kansas City/Colorado/New Jersey franchise to be selected with the first overall pick.
    He received a major endorsement from Roger Federer, upon being drafted by the Devils.
    He comes from a family of athletic lineage as his father played soccer, his mother was a competitive swimmer and his siblings played hockey and volleyball.

Credit: Ricky


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Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying