Sports news: Nico Hischier becomes captain of the New Jersey Devils

Sports news: Nico Hischier becomes captain of the New Jersey Devils


Hischier becomes captain of the Devils +++ FIS adjusts start procedure for men’s slalom

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Ajoie continues to make up ground on Leader Kloten

In the ice hockey championship of Swiss League amounts Fucks Only two points ahead of HC Ajoie in two multiple games. One and a half weeks after the unexpected home defeat against the Biasca Ticino Rockets (2: 5), Kloten also lost 4 1: 4 in the ice stadium on Schluefweg HC Thurgau.

Of the HC Ajoie meanwhile sat down at the EVZ Academy sovereign with 10: 2. No fewer than four Swiss players, led by Thibault Frossard (4 assists), scored more or the same number of scorer points for Ajoie as the two over-Canadians Jonathan Hazen and Philip-Michael Devos (3 points each). (abu / sda)

Adjusted starting order in the men’s slalom

© The  men start on Sunday at WM in cortina d’Ampezzo in the second run of the final Slaloms in a different order. Instead of the 30th of the first run, the 15th will open the second run at 1.30 p.m.

© The  reason for the adjustment is the announced high temperatures. A passage in the FIS regulations enables short-term changes. After the top 15, the 16th of the first run continues, as was the rule until 1995. (abu / sda)

Winterthur’s fourth defeat in a row

Three days after the sensational and already historic 6: 2 in the Cup in Basel, that’s enough FC Winterthur again in the sobriety of the second highest division. © The  Zurich suffered a 1: 3 against in Neuchâtel Xamax the fourth loss in a row in the championship.

Won in the second Challenge League game on Saturday Kriens at home against the bottom Chiasso with two penalty goals in the second half 2-0.

Torn muscle fiber in Akanji

Borussia Dortmund reported about an hour before the derby kicked off Schalke 04 bad news regarding the Swiss international Manuel Akanji. ©

 The  25-year-old central defender fell with one Torn hamstring for the game in Gelsenkirchen, wrote the BVB on Twitter.

At short notice, Emre Can replaced the Swiss defender in central defense. It is to be feared that Akanji will not be available to BVB for several weeks. (abu / sda)


 The  Engadin takes over for Oslo


 The  World Cup entourage in Langlauf stops in Switzerland for the third time this winter. ©

 The  Engadin takes over the World Cup weekend canceled due to corona on March 13 and 14 Oslo.

On Saturday in Silvaplana first the mass start races in the classic technique over 10 km (women) and 15 km (men) take place. ©

 The  next day, on the slightly modified route of the Engadin Skimarathon, a chase over 30 km (women) and 50 km (men) with the skating bars is on the program. ©

 The  men start in Maloja, the women in St. Moritz. As with the traditional Engadin Skimarathon, the finish line is in S-chanf. (abu / sda)

Levante stops Leader Atlético again

Athletic Madrid also took part in the second duel Levante Points submitted within three days. A 1: 1 in Levante on Wednesday was followed by a 0: 2 for Diego Simeone’s team at the Wanda Metropolitano in the capital. After half an hour, veteran Jose Morales put the underdog in the lead, Jorge de Frutos decided the game with the second goal in the last minute of stoppage time.

Atlético doesn’t have to worry about leading the table for now. City rivals Real Madrid After a 1-0 win at Valladolid, they are six loss points behind Atlético in second place. (abu / sda)


 The  opening goal from Jose Morales. Video: streamable

Atlético Madrid – Raise 0: 2 (0: 1)
30. Morales 0: 1. 95. of Fruits 0: 2. (abu / sda)

Nico Hischier becomes captain of New Jersey

What has long been suspected is now confirmed. ©

 The  next captain of the New Jersey Devils called Nico Hischier. ©

 The  22-year-old from Valais will succeed him Andy Greene that was traded to the New York Islanders last season before the deadline.

“I found out right before the game. It is a great honor to lead this team. Of course we have other good leaders who help me, ”said Hischier during the break in the game between New Jersey and Buffalo. Hischier is after Roman Josi (Nashville Predators) und Mark argument (New York Islanders) the third Swiss to hold a captaincy in the NHL. (abu)

Swiss biathletes disappoint in the relay


 The  Swiss women is the relay appearance at the World Cup in Pokljuka failed. ©

 The  quartet with the three Gasparin sisters and Lena Häcki took 12th place.

As was the case a year ago in Antholz, of all things the experienced one took off Selina Gasparin a weak day. In the singles on Tuesday she was still strong sixth, this time she brought Switzerland with one Penalty loop decisive behind. After half time, the Olympic runner-up from Sochi handed over in 16th place, 1:47 minutes behind a podium.

Despite 11 spare rounds, the Norwegians Before Germans and the women from the Ukraine. ©

 The  top 3 were classified within 10 seconds. ©

 The  Swiss received four minutes as twelfth. With one penalty loop and 13 spare rounds, performance at the range was unsatisfactory. (dab / sda)

Lara Stalder with points record in Sweden


 The  Lucerne woman Lara Stalder represents one in the highest Swedish ice hockey league Points record on.

Thanks to her assist in the 3-2 defeat against Djurgarden in the penultimate game of the qualification, the player from Brynäs comes up this season at least 80 scorer points (30 goals and 50 assists in 35 games). No other player has scored as often in a qualification for the Swedish elite league, which was introduced in 2007, as the 26-year-old now. (sda)

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Joint protest action – players and fans defend themselves against the league reform


 The  five National League games scheduled for Saturday night all started a few minutes late. ©

 The  reason for this was a coordinated protest action by the players’ union and the fans. Under the motto “2 minutes for Swiss ice hockey”, the players held protest banners created by fans in the cameras for 120 seconds. With this they want to make themselves strong for the youngsters in Swiss ice hockey.

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