Red Wings could have shot at another Hughes brother -- D-man Luke
The Detroit Red Wings passed up the opportunity to draft Quinn Hughes in 2018, and he has since emerged as one of the top, young defensemen in the NHL. The Red Wings might have a chance to select his brother, Luke, on July 23 during the first round of the draft. “(Luke) Hughes is a dynamic defenseman who takes control of the play with his exceptional skating and smarts,” Dan Marr, director of NHL Central Scouting, said. Capable of being a difference-maker.”The Red Wings are selecting sixth, like they did three years ago when they took forward Filip Zadina, who many analysts had projected to be drafted higher. I had a ton of chances to score this year.”More: Will Simon Edvinsson be available to Red Wings at No.mlive.com
Which ex-Michigan hockey players have the most career NHL points? Here’s the top 10
He recorded a career-high 53 points in 1990 and played 799 career games. Nevertheless, he still went on to play 1,068 career games, the most of any Wolverine. He ranks 20th at Michigan with 175 career points during his four seasons from 1991-95. The British Columbia native also had a great NHL career, playing in 934 games, most in a Canucks sweater. One night after finishing his Michigan career in 1961, he suited up for the Montreal Canadiens – the start of a successful 17-year playing career.mlive.com
Former Michigan defenseman Quinn Hughes finishes runner-up for NHL’s rookie of the year award
Former Michigan defenseman Quinn Hughes set two Vancouver Canucks rookie awards and was on his way to breaking another before the coronavirus pandemic forced the regular season to end a month early. In one of the closest votes in recent history, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar edged Hughes for the award. He set Vancouver rookie records for assists and power-play points, and was three points from tying Dale Tallon the most points in a season by a Vancouver rookie defenseman. The 5-foot-10 Hughes, who received 53 of 169 first-place votes, set an NHL record for assists by a rookie defenseman in a single postseason with 14 in 16 games. As a freshman, Hughes recorded five goals and 24 assists, helping lead the team to a Frozen Four appearance.mlive.com
Makar, Hutchinson help Avalanche force Game 7 against Stars
EDMONTON, AB The biggest boost for the Colorado Avalanche in must-win game after must-win game comes from an unlikely source their third-string goaltender. Michael Hutchinson stopped 27 shots and the Avalanche beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Wednesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in their second-round playoff series. He deserves all the credit.Rookie defenseman Cale Makar scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, while Nikita Zadorov and Mikko Rantanen also added goals. Nathan MacKinnon scored an empty-netter for the Avalanche, who staved off elimination for a second straight game to tie the series at three wins apiece. We never thought it was going to be a sweep or an easy series, Stars forward Tyler Seguin said.
Michigan hockey's Quinn Hughes will play first NHL game with Canucks
Quinn Hughes will play his first game in the NHL with the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night, the team announced. Hughes played two seasons with the Michigan Wolverines, scoring 10 goals and 52 assists for a total 62 points in 69 games. The Canucks host the Los Angeles Kings at 10 p.m.Before his time at Michigan, Hughes played for the U.S. National Development program in Michigan. He is the older brother of Jack Hughes, who is expected to be a top pick in this year's NHL draft. Im pretty excited. - Hughes pic.twitter.com/PioX3obMf0 Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) March 28, 2019
Vancouver Canucks sign University of Michigan defenseman Quinn Hughes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The Vancouver Canucks signed defenseman Quinn Hughes to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Sunday. Hughes was selected seventh overall in the 2018 NHL entry draft. Hughes played hockey at the University of Michigan while enrolled in the college's School of Kinesiology, majoring in sports management. He's also played two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program. More information on Hughes can be found here.