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Hischer (knee) will not play on Tuesday.

Hischier required stitches in his knee midway through Saturday's game vs. the Stars and will not play tonight vs. Montreal. The good news is that the issue likely won't keep Hischier sidelined for very long but he'll miss at least one game. Jack Hughes moves up to the top-line and Joey Anderson makes his season debut with Hischier out.

Source: Eric Engels 02/4/20, 11:29 am EST

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Hischier (illness) will return to the Devils lineup on Friday.

Hischier missed the last three games with an illness but will play Friday in Colorado. Hischier will be back on the Devils' top-line between Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri and will also skate on the top power-play unit. He was heating up before getting sick, scoring three goals with six assists (nine points) in his last 11 games.

Source: @NJDevils 12/13/19, 2:35 pm EST

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The Devils have placed Nico Hischier (illness) on IR.

Hischier has been dealing with an illness since the start of last week and still isn't ready to play Tuesday in Dallas. The Devils moved him to IR to open up a roster spot to call-up Michael McLeod to join them on the trip. Hischier is eligible to return to the lineup whenever he is 100 percent.

Source: Mike Morreale 12/10/19, 11:40 am EST

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Hischier (upper-body) is likely to return to the Devils lineup on Friday.

Hischier has missed the last two games with an upper-body ailment but was a full participant in Thursday's practice and should play Friday. Hischier was on the first line when he got hurt but it looks like he will return on the third line with Nikita Gusev and Pavel Zacha on his wings.

Source: Abbey Mastracco 10/24/19, 5:42 pm EST

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Hischier is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Hischier missed Monday’s practice with an upper-body injury that he suffered Saturday during the third period in Boston. Travis Zajac centred the Devils top-line and Blake Coleman slotted in as the second-line centre with Hischier missing. He is day-to-day and unlikely to play on Tuesday.

Source: Chris Ryan 03/4/19, 12:25 pm EST

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