Quinn Hughes gets front-row seat to sibling Jack's 1st NHL goal:
In 18 video games this year Quinn has 12 points (two goals, 10 helps).
Jack spent last season with the U.S nationwide under-18 team. His game is constructed around speed, skating and excellent vision. In 17 video games with the Devils he has four goals and 9 points.
Luke, 16, is currently betting the U.S. under-17 group and plans to attend Michigan.
Quinn and Jack faced each other for the second time this season in the Devils' 2-1 win over the Canucks on Nov. 10 in Vancouver. In their very first conference on Oct. 19 Jack scored his first NHL objective in a 1-0 Devils win.
In Sunday's game, Quinn had a help while Jack was kept off the scoresheet.
Jack started the season meaningless in six video games, but Quinn has seen an improvement in his brother's play.
"The difference he's made given that the last time we played him, he looked like an actually great player out there," Quinn said. "He's making a huge impact, so I'm pleased for him. I'm sure by video game 50 or 60 he's going to be even much better."
Jack holding a 2-0 lead in head-to-head conferences is currently a family conversation point.
"That need to be quite big bragging rights come summertime," he stated.
At five-foot-11, Jack is about inch taller than Quinn. The siblings both weigh around 170 pounds.
Cale Makar presently leads all NHL rookies with 5 objectives and 13 helps in 18 video games. Quinn is ranked 4th in rookie scoring while Jack is 6th. Jack believes the Calder Trophy race for the
league's leading rookie will be settled between his sibling and Makar."I believe I'm playing quite good hockey, however Makar and Quinn are type of separated from the pack right now, "he said. "Both are playing lights out."Jack has been centring New Jersey's leading line of Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri
. Hall invested 6 seasons with the Edmonton Oilers and was a colleague of Connor McDavid in his rookie year."I believe Connor was probably a bit more developed physically at the exact same age,"Hall said.
"Jack is still growing. The skill and the creativity are there."The way that Connor plays, and the method Connor always wishes to make a play, you can see that in Jack.
Over the last 8 or nine video games you've seen some growth with Jack. He's been playing truly well. "Quinn is a smooth skater with a high hockey IQ, excellent vision and proficient at distributing the puck. He just recently was added to the Canucks'power play where he has actually contributed an objective and nine helps. Vancouver coach Travis Green stated he didn't desire to rush Quinn onto the power play." We wanted him to really comprehend
the power play,"Green said." I didn't desire to put him on the power play right
from the start and need to take him off if it didn't succeed. "The brothers'hockey talent is hereditary. Jim Hughes, their dad, was a defenceman and captain at Providence College. He coached the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL and was an
assistant with the Boston Bruins and director of gamer development for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The brothers pose for a picture prior to their