Favorite NHL player: Connor McDavid

This season, I’m most looking forward to: Wearing the USA jersey on a nightly basis


Three famous dinner invitees: LeBron James, Justin Bieber, and Allen Iverson

Best advice received: Stay in the now

What celebrity would you carpool karaoke with? Luke Bryan 


  • Son of Jim and Ellen Hughes 
  • Has two brothers — Quinn (18) and Luke (13).
  • Father, Jim, played hockey at Providence College
  • Brother, Quinn, played for the U.S. National Team Development Program and is now at the University of Michigan. He was drafted seventh overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2018 NHL Draft 
  • Mother, Ellen, is a three-sport Hall of Famer and played for Team USA and the University of New Hampshire
  • Uncle, Marty, played hockey for Boston College
  • Won the World U17 Hockey Challenge
  • Won silver at the IIHF World Championship
  • Named to the World Championship All-Star Team, and also awarded Best Forward, Most Points and Most Valuable Player of the tournament
  • Named USA Hockey's Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year in 2018
  • Eligible for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft


Twitter: @jhughes_86

Instagram: @jhughes_