Hughes scored a goal and added an assist in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Golden Knights in Game 6.
Hughes had a shot attempt tipped in by J.T. Miller at 1:03 of the third period. The 20-year-old Hughes then scored a goal of his own on a Miller pass 7:13 later to add some insurance for the Canucks. With 16 points (two goals, 14 helpers) through 16 contests, Hughes ranks second in points among blueliners -- only the Stars' Miro Heiskanen has more (19).
Hughes has set a new NHL record for assists by a rookie defenenseman in a single postseason with 13 through 15 playoff games.
Hughes has been electric this postseason having picked up 14 points through 15 games, firmly establishing himself as a top-tier blueliner and fantasy asset. He'll hope to help his team stave off elimination once again in Game 6 versus Vegas on Thursday.
Hughes posted an assist and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 5.
Hughes had the secondary helper on Brock Boeser's equalizer in the second period. The 20-year-old Hughes has posted four assists in five games against the Golden Knights in the series. The blueliner now has 14 points (one goal, 13 helpers) through 15 outings overall.
Hughes had a pair of power-play assists and four blocked shots in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 4.
Hughes had a hand in tallies by Elias Pettersson and Tyler Toffoli in the contest. The 20-year-old Hughes has put up a goal and 12 assists through 14 playoff games. Nine of his 13 points have come with a man advantage.
Hughes registered an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights in Game 2.
Hughes picked up the secondary helper on Tyler Toffoli's opening goal 1:29 into the first period. The 20-year-old Hughes is up to a goal and 10 assists through 12 playoff outings, with seven points coming on the power play. The rookie blueliner is playing a huge role in the Canucks' dynamic offense, particularly in man-advantage situations.
Hughes recorded a power-play assist in Friday's 6-2 win over the Blues in Game 6.
Hughes went two games without a point after a six-game streak, but he got back on the scoresheet Friday. He had the primary helper on Brock Boeser's second-period goal. Through 10 playoff games, Hughes has racked up a goal and nine assists -- seven of his 10 points have come on the power play.
Hughes had a power-play assist and five shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Blues in Game 3.
Hughes' point streak is at six games now -- he's picked up a goal and eight helpers to account for all of his postseason production. Six of his nine points had come on the power play. The defenseman continues to be one of the most consistent point producers for the Canucks.
Hughes recorded an assist in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blues in Game 2
Hughes set up Bo Horvat's overtime breakaway with a long stretch pass, and Horvat converted for the winning goal. The 20-year-old Hughes is riding a five-game point streak, with a goal and seven assists in that span.
Hughes had a power-play assist in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Blues in Game 1 of their first-round series.
Hughes helped out on the first of Bo Horvat's two goals in the contest. The 20-year-old Hughes can't be stopped on offense -- he has a goal and six assists in five playoff games. Five of his seven points have come with a man advantage, as well, giving an extra boost to DFS managers.
Hughes scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Friday's 5-4 overtime win over the Wild in Game 4.
The rookie defenseman had a shot deflected in by Brandon Sutter in the second period. Hughes then scored one of his own just 1:24 later to tie the game at three. The 20-year-old led the Canucks with six points (one goal, five helpers) in four games during the series. DFS managers will want to invest in the high-scoring defenseman during the Canucks' playoff run.
Hughes set up all three Vancouver goals Thursday in a 3-0 win over Minnesota in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Hughes already has four apples in just three games in his first postseason after delivering a Calder-worthy 56 points in 73 regular-season contests. The Canucks own a 2-1 series lead with a chance to seal the series Friday, and Hughes has been at the center of the effort.
Hughes posted a power-play assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Wild in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Hughes' shot on a third-period power play was tipped in by Bo Horvat for what would be the Canucks' game-winning tally. The rookie blueliner is a Calder Trophy finalist after generating 53 points in 68 games during the regular season, a total which led all first-year players. He plays a large role on the power play, where he had 25 of his points this year.
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.
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