Future Watch: Quinn Hughes Rookie Hockey Cards, CanucksFuture Watch: Quinn Hughes Rookie Hockey Cards, CanucksQuinn Hughes was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks with the seventh overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. He is Jack’s older brother and as such, will always be linked to him as the brother combination progress in their NHL career. If Quinn plays his cards right, he will carve his path.

In 2015-16, he played with the National Team Development Program with Clayton Keller, Adam Fox, and Brady Tkachuk. He was getting his feet wet at that point in time.

For 2016-17, he was back with the NTDP. He had a huge year. As a defenseman, he had 10 goals and 53 points in 65 games. He was fifth on the team in scoring just behind Brady Tkachuk. During that year he played for the U18 team as well. While representing Team USA he had a goal and four helpers in seven games. He was voted a top-three player on the team and he took home a gold medal.

In 2017-18, he went to the University of Michigan. He excelled there as well netting five goals and 29 points in 37 games. He played on the U20 team at the World Junior Championship as well as the World Championships playing against older players.

He returned to Michigan for a second season hoping to win a National Championship. He had five goals and 33 points in 32 games. He was the top scorer on the team and when they were eliminated from the playoffs he jumped to the NHL. He was a First-Team All-American. He got in five games in 2018-19 getting three points as a pro, but no goals.

Here’s a look at the early part of his career:

With Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey in stores NOW, this Hughes should be on everyone’s want list. His Young Gun will be hot and he has cards in MVP, Artifacts, and O-Pee-Chee too.

In his first 14 games in 2019, he scored eleven points. He’s the real deal.

Future Watch: Quinn Hughes Rookie Hockey Cards, Canucks – Stats

NHL Standard career statistics
Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
2018-19 19 VAN NHL 5 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6 0.0 12 90 18:05 0 0 1 1 3 2
2019-20 20 VAN NHL 14 2 9 11 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 7 0 20 10.0 53 272 19:24 0 0 1 3 8 11
Career 2 yrs NHL 19 2 12 14 1 4 1 1 0 0 3 9 0 26 7.7 65 362 19:03 0 0 2 4 11 13
Provided by Hockey-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 11/7/2019.

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