Latest Jack Hughes News

Hughes scores 2, lifts Devils past Blackhawks in OT

Oct. 15, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only did defenseman Dougie Hamilton pay instant dividends for the New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes had a game worthy of a No. 1 overall pick. Hughes scored his second goal of the game less than a minute into overtime, the high-priced Hamilton...

Top NHL picks stay in school, including No. 1 overall pick

Oct. 04, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Owen Power stood in a sea of maize-clad fans pumping pompoms and cheering on Michigan's football team in a win over Washington this fall. Power is 6-foot-5 and has some notoriety as the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft, but he blended right...

Offseason deals and signings raise expectations for Devils

Sep. 28, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils coach Lindy Ruff doesn't like it when a question starts with the phrase: “You've been around hockey a long time...” It's the equivalent of saying: “Hey, you're old.” At the same time, the 61-year-old...

M Go Big: Led by Power, Michigan goes 1-2 in NHL draft

Jul. 24, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

The NHL draft turned into a Michigan maize and blue affair Friday night. And there’s a Hughes sibling reunion set to happen in New Jersey. Whatever challenges the coronavirus pandemic presented scouts in grading prospects, many of whom played shortened seasons, was...

Canadiens take player 31st who asked not to be drafted

Jul. 24, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens stunned the rest of the NHL on Friday night by taking Logan Mailloux with the second-to-last pick in the first round of the draft. Mailloux, who was criminally convicted in Sweden last year for sharing an explicit photo of a...

The Power of 1: Michigan D is top-ranked NHL draft prospect

Jul. 22, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

Owen Power (Michigan, NCAA), defense, 6-foot-6, 213 pounds. NHL Central Scouting ranking: No. 1 North American skater Last season: Scored three goals and added 13 assists for 16 points in 26 games with Wolverines. Had three assists and showcased...