Hughes has 53 points in 68 games this season.
The offensively-gifted defenseman has been a key addition to the Canucks blue line. Hughes leads all rookies in scoring and is tied for fourth among scoring among all NHL blueliners.
Hughes recorded an assist, two shots on net and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Islanders.
Hughes has just two assists through five games in March -- that's an unusually quiet run from the 20-year-old defenseman. He's up to 53 points (eight goals, 45 helpers), 126 shots and a minus-11 rating in 68 contests.
Hughes (undisclosed) recorded a power-play assist and two PIM in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Coyotes.
Hughes was initially a game-time decision for Wednesday's contest, but he played 22:53 and contributed the secondary helper on Tyler Toffoli's third-period tally. The 20-year-old defenseman has 52 points, including a team-leading 25 on the power play. He's added 123 shots and a minus-10 rating through 65 appearances in his rookie year.
Hughes (undisclosed) took line rushes in pregame warmups, indicating he will return to the lineup Wednesday versus the Coyotes, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Hughes ultimately won't have to miss any time after missing practice Tuesday. Head coach Travis Green said Hughes is banged up, but it's not serious enough to keep the rookie blueliner out of games. Expect him to continue to serve in a top-four role on defense.
Hughes (undisclosed) will be a game-time call versus Arizona on Wednesday.
Hughes remains atop the list of Calder Trophy candidates with 51 points in 64 contests. The 19-year-old blueliner will need to continue to produce if he is going to stave off Colorado's Cale Makar (upper body) for the rookie points lead. Once cleared to play, Hughes' return to the lineup figures to lower Oscar Fantenberg's minutes.
Head coach Travis Green said Hughes is "banged up" and "day-to-day" ahead of Wednesday's game versus the Coyotes.
Hughes missed Tuesday's practice, and although his injury doesn't appear to be too serious, his status is uncertain heading into Wednesday's divisional matchup. The 20-year-old is having a remarkable rookie season with 51 points -- 24 on the power play -- through 64 games, and if he can't go, either Jordie Benn or Guillaume Brisebois is expected to draw in.
Hughes posted two helpers and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 9-3 win over the Bruins.
Hughes had the lone assist on Adam Gaudette's second-period goal and the second of Tyler Toffoli's two third-period tallies. In his last 10 games, Hughes has only been held off the scoresheet twice, amassing two goals and 11 helpers in that span. The rookie scoring leader has 49 points (eight scores, 41 assists), 114 shots and a minus-1 rating through 60 outings.
Hughes notched a pair of assists, five shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Wild.
Hughes set up Jay Beagle's second-period tally and the first of J.T. Miller's two goals in the third. The rookie blueliner hasn't cooled at all in February -- with two tallies and nine assists through nine games, it could be said he's improving as the season goes on. He's up to 47 points, 114 shots and a minus-3 rating in 59 contests overall.
Hughes recorded three assists (two on the power play) in Monday's 6-2 win over the Predators.
The rookie defenseman now has three goals and seven assists in his last seven outings. Hughes has 44 points (21 on the power play), 105 shots on goal and a minus-4 rating in 56 contests. He's locked in on offense lately -- deploy the 20-year-old with confidence.
Hughes registered an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Flames.
Hughes continues to find the scoresheet consistently. He's picked up five goals and eight helpers in 16 games since the calendar flipped to 2020. The 20-year-old has 41 points, 104 shots and a minus-5 rating in 55 contests overall. His Calder Trophy case gets stronger by the outing.
Hughes produced an assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Hurricanes.
Hughes has four goals and five assists over his last 10 games -- numbers good enough for any player, let alone a rookie defenseman. He's at 39 points, 97 shots and a minus-4 rating in 52 contests. The recent surge in offense could make him the front-runner for the Calder Trophy.
Hughes scored two goals, including the winner 42 seconds into overtime, during Saturday's 4-3 victory over the Islanders.
The rookie defenseman continues to keep himself in the Calder Trophy conversation. Hughes has five goals and 11 points in his last 13 games, boosting him up to 38 points (eight goals, 30 helpers) through 51 games.
Hughes scored a goal and dished an assist in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Impressively, both points came at even strength. Hughes has become less reliant on power-play production in January -- of his eight points this month, only three have come with a man advantage. The rookie defenseman is at 36 points and 92 shots on goal in 50 contests this season.
Hughes scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Sharks.
Hughes needed just 37 seconds to answer Barclay Goodrow's goal for the Sharks in the third period. It's a rare even-strength marker for Hughes -- just the second such tally of the rookie defenseman's career. He's up to 34 points (five scores, 29 helpers), 89 shots on goal and a minus-8 rating in 48 contests.
Hughes recorded a power-play helper in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Coyotes.
The rookie defenseman has sustained a good pace with a goal and four helpers through eight games in January. Hughes is at 33 points (18 on the power play), 86 shots on goal and a minus-9 rating in 47 appearances this season.
Hughes recorded an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Rangers.
Hughes had the secondary helper on Tyler Myers' game-winning goal late in the third period. Hughes is the fastest Canucks rookie defenseman to 30 points, doing so in just 41 games. The 20-year-old has added 74 shots on goal and a minus-5 rating this season.
Hughes netted a power-play goal on four shots in Thursday's 7-5 win over the Blackhawks.
Hughes' power-play tally came at 10:20 of the second period to answer a three-goal rally by the Blackhawks. The defenseman has points in three of his last four games. He's up to 29 points and 70 shots through 40 contests this season, with 16 of his points coming with a man advantage.
Hughes recorded an assist in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Flames.
Hughes helped out on Tyler Myers' second goal in the first period. The rookie defenseman has 28 points, 66 shots on goal and a minus-6 rating through 39 appearances this season. Hughes could top the 50-point mark if he can sustain his current pace in the second half of the campaign.
Hughes scored a power-play goal on four shots in Monday's 4-2 win over the Oilers.
His third goal of the year ended up being the game-winner. The 20-year-old blueliner has amassed 27 points (15 on the power play) and 65 shots on goal through 37 appearances. Hughes' tally snapped a three-game point drought.
Hughes provided an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Sharks.
Hughes found Bo Horvat for a goal in the final minute of the third period. While his contribution to the offense didn't change the result of the game, Hughes is up to 25 points through 32 appearances this season. The 20-year-old has a chance to steal the rookie spotlight while Colorado's Cale Makar is sidelined with an upper-body injury. Hughes has had nearly as good a season as Makar, and both could be finalists for the Calder Trophy at the end of the year.
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