|Born:||October 14, 1999||Draft:||2018 Canucks, #7 Overall|
|Hometown:||Orlando, FL, USA||Position:||Defence|
|Known For:||Brother of Jack & Luke Hughes||Shoots:||Left|
|National Team:||United States||Current Team:||Vancouver Canucks|
Quintin Hughes (born October 14, 1999) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Hughes was drafted 7th overall by the Canucks in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to the draft, he was considered a top prospect player.
Since entering the NHL, Hughes has wowed everyone with his mobility, hockey IQ and overall game. He’s broken multiple rookie records in the NHL and for the Canucks and is now one of their top defencemen.
Following success with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program, Hughes joined the University of Michigan for the 2017–18 season. There he set a new record for most assists by a Michigan freshman defenceman and was named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team and the All-Big Ten Second Team.
Internationally, Hughes has represented the United States at the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He made his senior national debut for Team USA at the 2018 IIHF World Championship where he helped them win bronze.
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- Broke the record for most playoff points (16) by a rookie defenceman during the 2020 playoffs
- Named to the NCAA (B1G) All-Rookie Team in 2018
- Won a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2018 World Junior Championship
- Won a silver medal with Team USA at the 2019 World Junior Championship
- Won a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2018 World Championship
- Finalist for the Hobey Baker Award in 2019
- Played in the 2020 All-Star Game
- Named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2020
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