Jack hughes He is an American professional ice hockey striker who currently plays for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). Hughes was taken as the main prospect in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, becoming the first Jewish player to be selected as No. 1 overall by the National Hockey League. Hughes had also won a gold medal with the U-17 team in the U-17 World Hockey Challenge. Hughes also won the "2018 Youth Player of the Year Award" as the best junior hockey player born in the United States.
Why is Jack Hughes famous?
- Famous as the New Jersey Devils hockey striker of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Where and when was Jack Hughes born?
Jack Hughes was born on May 14, 2001 in Orlando, Florida, United States. His birth name is Jack Hughes. His nationality is American. Hughes belongs to the white ethnic group, while Taurus is its zodiac sign.
Jack Hughes was born to a Catholic father, Jim Hughes and a Jewish mother, Ellen Weinberg-Hughes, with a family history of ice hockey athletes. His father, Jim, is a former hockey player who served as assistant coach of the Boston Bruins, and the director of player development for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
While his mother, Ellen, played for the US women's national ice hockey team, he had also won a silver medal at the 1992 World Championship. Ellen was even included in the University Athletics Hall of Fame from New Hampshire in 2012.
Jack was raised in Mississauga, Ontario, although he was born in Florida along with his two brothers. Jack has an older brother, Quinn Hughes, a professional hockey player who was selected in seventh place overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks and a younger brother Luke Hughes, who plays younger hockey for Little Caesars 15U AAA and in the US National Development of the U17 team during the 2019-20 season.
His uncle Marty and his cousin, Teddy Doherty, were also involved in ice hockey.
Highlights of Jack Hughes' career
- Jack Hughes began his professional career after playing for the Mississauga Rebels of the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL).
- Hughes then completed his minor career with the Toronto Marlboros.
- Later, Hughes was recruited eighth overall by the Mississauga Steelheads in the Ontario Hockey League.
- Hughes played for the US National Team Development Program. UU. (USNTDP) in the 2017-18 season.
- Hughes received the "Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award" as the best American junior hockey player in the 2017-18 season.
- Hughes was selected as the MVP of the tournament and was named a member of the All-star team in the 2018 UH IIHF World Championship.
- On December 23, 2018, Hughes was selected to compete in the 2019 Junior World Ice Hockey Championship alongside his brother Quinn.
- On May 1, 2019, Hughes was named on the "Senior United States List" to compete in the 2019 IIHF World Championship alongside his brother.
- On June 21, 2019, Hughes was first selected in general by the New Jersey Devils in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
- Hughes signed a three-year contract with the Devils on July 12, 2019.
- On October 17, 2019, Hughes made his first NHL point in his career in a game against the New York Rangers.
- On October 19, 2019, Hughes got his first NHL goal in his career with a victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
- Hughes became the youngest player to represent the US team. UU. In a IIHF World Championship.
Is Jack Hughes dating?
Jack Hughes, 18, is single. Hughes seems to be quite focused on his career than being with someone.
What is the equity of Jack Hughes?
Jack Hughes has a good income through his professional career as an NHL player. Hughes has managed to accumulate a large fortune of the amount in millions of dollars through its contracts and agreements. Hughes enjoys his fortune of about $ 3 million at the age of 18.
Hughes had signed a $ 11 million three-year contract with the New Jersey Devils in 2019. Hughes also adds more to his fortune through his family's fortune.
How tall is Jack Hughes?
Jack Hughes is a tall and handsome guy with a great charming personality. Hughes has a well maintained athletic physique. Being a hockey player, Hughes has been concerned about his fitness and health, therefore, builds his body. Hughes stands 5 feet tall. 10 inches (1.78 m) while your body weighs about 77 kg (170 pounds). Hughes has a light complexion with light brown hair and green eyes.