Medical Report

The captain of the New Jersey Devils took a hit to the head by the Buffalo Sabres' Connor Clifton in the first period.

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While Nico Hischier played in the second period, he was held out of the game in the third period for precautionary reasons. It thus remains to be seen whether he will be available for the next game.

As for Clifton, he will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Saturday for an Illegal Check to the Head. He was penalized with a match penalty for his hit.

( 28 October 2023 | mso )