John Hughes (ice hockey, born 1954)

John Hughes (born March 18, 1954) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player.

John Hughes
Born (1954-03-18) March 18, 1954 (age 65)
Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Phoenix Roadrunners
Cincinnati Stingers
Houston Aeros
Edmonton Oilers
Indianapolis Racers
Vancouver Canucks
New York Rangers
NHL Draft 41st overall, 1974
Vancouver Canucks
WHA Draft 9th overall, 1974
Houston Aeros
Playing career 1974–1982

Hughes began his National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Vancouver Canucks in 1979, and also played with the Edmonton Oilers and New York Rangers. Previously, he had played in the World Hockey Association (WHA) with the Phoenix Roadrunners, Cincinnati Stingers, Houston Aeros and Indianapolis Racers. He retired from hockey after the 1982 season.

Hughes had 18 goals, 130 assists, 148 points and 778 penalty minutes in 372 regular season games in the WHA and 2 goals, 14 assists, 16 points and 211 penalty minutes in 70 regular season games in the NHL.

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