Devils' Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt heading to World Championships

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Devils' Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt heading to World Championships
Devils' Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt heading to World Championships

Nico Hischier and Jesper Bratt joined the list of Devils heading to Slovakia for the 2019 IIHF Men's World Championships. Hischier will play for Switzerland, while Bratt will represent Sweden, when the tournament opens in May. It will mark the first time for both playing in the event. They will join goalies Cory Schneider, who will play for the United States, and Mackenzie Blackwood, who will suit up for Canada, at the games next month. Devils head coach John Hynes will also be an assistant for the U.S. Hischier would have played in 2018 after the Devils' playoff run ended, but a nagging wrist injury required him to rest for a few weeks to start the offseason, holding him off the ice. Switzerland,

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