Highlights

  • Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the first round, seventh overall, of the 2018 NHL Draft
  • Represented Team USA at the 2019 and 2018 IIHF Men's World Championship, along with the 2018 and 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship
  • 2017 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game participant

International Career

2019 IIHF Men's World Championship - Bratislava/Kosice, Slovakia (Seventh Place)

  • Recorded three assists in eight games

2019 IIHF World Junior Championship - Vancouver/Victoria, Canada (Bronze Medal)

  • Named alternate captain
  • Tallied two assists in seven games played

2018 IIHF Men's World Championship - Copenhagen/Herning, Denmark (Bronze Medal)

  • Youngest member of Team USA, skating in all 10 games

2018 IIHF World Junior Championship - Buffalo, N.Y. (Bronze Medal)

  • Recorded three assists in seven games

2017 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship - Poprad/Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia (Gold Medal)

  • Finished the tournament with five points (1G, 4A)

Professional Hockey

2023-24 - Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

  • Posted a career-best 92 points (17G, 75A) in 82 games, adding 10 points in 13 playoff games
  • His 92 points were most among NHL defenseman during the regular season

2022-23 - Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

  • Led Vancouver's blue liners with 76 points (7G, 69A) in 78 games, third best among NHL defenseman

2021-22 - Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

  • Put up 68 points (8G, 60A) in 76 games

2020-21 - Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

  • Posted 41 points (3G, 38A) in 56 games

2019-20 - Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

  • Recorded 53 points (8G, 45A) in 68 games, adding 16 points in 17 playoff games

2018-19 - Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

  • Made his NHL debut on March 28
  • Collected three assists in five games with the Canucks

College Hockey

Played two seasons (2017-19) with the University of Michigan, a member of the Big Ten Conference

2018-19 Season (Sophomore)

  • In 32 games, led the Wolverines in points (33) and assists (28)

2017-18 Season (Freshman)

  • Recorded five goals and 24 assists for 29 points in 37 games
  • Led all freshmen Wolverines in points and ranked second among all team defensemen
  • Big Ten All-Rookie Team (2018)
  • Big Ten Second All-Star Team (2018)

USA Hockey - NTDP

Played two seasons (2015-17) with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program in Plymouth, Michigan, that competes in the USHL and against Division I and III opponents as well as in international competitions

2016-17 Season - U.S. National Under-18 Team

  • Led defensemen with 47 points (9-38-47)

2015-16 Season - U.S. National Under-17 team 

  • Netted seven goals and recorded 17 assists in 57 games

OTHER INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

2017 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament - Sundsvall, Sweden - First

  •  Paced all U.S. defensemen with six points (3-3)

2016 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament - Plymouth, Michigan - First

  • Skated in all four games

2016 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament - Plymouth, Michigan - Third

  • Skated in all four games

2015 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament - Puchov, Slovakia - Third

  • Skated in all four games

2015 World Under-17 Challenge - Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, British Columbia - Sixth

  • Tallied six points, including a goal and five assists, in six games

Youth Hockey

Born in Orlando, Florida, Hughes grew up in Toronto and played for the Toronto Marlboros while his father worked for the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs