Hughes had two assists and two shots with a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over Boston. Hughes set up a pair of Pavel Zacha goals, including a power-play tally in the first period and the game-winner in overtime. It was Hughes' third two-assist performance in the last five contests, giving the 19-year-old sophomore 31 points in 54 games on the year.
Hughes delivered two assists Saturday in a 4-1 win over the Flyers. Hughes has stepped up his game of late. He's firing more pucks and has five points (one goal, four assists) in his last five games. The talent is there, but there's still a lot of room for improvement. Hughes needs to invest a lot of time this summer at the face-off dot, where he regularly loses almost two-thirds of the time. But he's set new career marks in goals (11) and assists (18), and sits at minus-2, which is a massive jump from his minus-26 rating as a rookie last year.
Hughes had two assists and one shot in a 6-4 win over the Flyers on Tuesday. Hughes figured in on New Jersey's first two goals, assisting on power-play tallies by Nico Hischier in the first period and Pavel Zacha in the middle frame. The 19-year-old has posted 11 goals and 27 points in 49 games in his sophomore campaign.
Hughes picked up two assists in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Rangers. Both helpers came early in the third period as the Devils tried to stage a rally from a 4-1 deficit. Hughes had gone scoreless in his prior three games, and on the season the first overall pick in the 2019 draft has nine goals and 23 points through 43 contests.
Hughes had a goal and two assists in Thursday's 6-3 win over Buffalo. Hughes came into this one with just a single assist in his last 10 games, but he busted out of the slump in a big way here. His line with Yegor Sharangovich and Janne Kuokkanen showed excellent chemistry, as each member scored a goal assisted by the other two. Hughes' tally in the first period was his eighth goal of the season, and the 2019 first overall pick has added 12 assists in 38 games.
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