Nino Niederreiter was born on September 8, 1992, and he is a Swiss ice hockey player. He has been playing for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League since February 2023. The ice hockey career of Nino Niederreiter commenced in his hometown at HC Davos.
He used to play for the New York Islanders in the National Hockey League who selected him fifth in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Nino Niederreiter was a member of the Swiss National team which won a silver medal at the 2013 World Championship as well as the 2018 Championship.
He graduated from the youth ranks of EHC Chur before he became a member of the junior department of HC Davos in 2006. Without a doubt, Nino Niederreiter is one of the greatest talents in Switzerland so far as ice hockey is concerned.
At age 16 during the 2008/2009 season, Nino Niederreiter featured in three playoff games for the eventual Swiss champions and provided an assist.
He was selected second in the 2009 CHL Import Draft by the Portland Winterhawks from the Western Hockey League. But with time, he made a switch to North America in the fall of 2009.
He was also selected fifth by the New York Islanders and he became the highest-selected Swiss player in the history of the NHL Entry Draft. Nino Niederreiter in September 2010 signed a three-year contract with the New York Islanders.
Nino Niederreiter represented Switzerland during the 2008 and 2009 U-18 Junior World Championships. He led Switzerland to the semi-finals of the 2010 U-20 Junior World Championship. Switzerland placed fourth and Nino Niederreiter was named as a member of the tournament’s all-star-team.
He earned a call-up to the men’s national team in 2010. He played a game during the 2010 World Cup. He was a member of the men’s national team that won a silver medal at the 2013 World Championship in Stockholm. He was part of Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The team placed second.
Nino Niederreiter Girlfriend
Without a doubt, Nino Niederreiter is currently dating. He is known to be in a relationship with Cecilia Schuler. Cecilia Schuler is a Law Graduate from the University of Zurich. Nino Niederreiter started dating in February 2019.