By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Quinn Hughes to an entry contract on Sunday. He has signed a three-year deal.
The 19-year-old recently completed his second season with the Michigan Wolverines.Embed from Getty Images
“Quinn is an exceptional skater, strong on the puck and plays with creativity and vision,” said Canucks General Manager Jim Benning. “He was a leader on his team at the University of Michigan and has had success at the international level. We’re excited for Quinn to join our team and continue to grow his game as a member of the Vancouver Canucks.”
This season, he had five goals and 28 assists for 33 points in 32 games. As a freshman, he had five goals and 24 assists for 29 points in 37 games.
Hughes also participated in the 2018 and 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship. He served as an Assistant Captain, as Team USA won the Silver medal in 2019.
He will arrival in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday. Hughes was the Canucks No. 7 overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.