Hughes Hoping To Make His NHL Debut Thursday In Vancouver. #canucks
Hughes, the seventh-overall pick at last year's draft, signed with Vancouver more than two weeks ago after his University of Michigan Wolverines were bounced from the playoffs. But the young blue liner suffered a deep ankle bruise while blocking a shot in the NCAA playoffs and the injury has delayed his first NHL game. That could change on Thursday when the Canucks host the L.A. Kings.