Jack Hughes (ice hockey, born 1957)

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Jack Hughes
Born (1957-07-20) July 20, 1957 (age 59)
Somerville, MA, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Colorado Rockies
National team  United States
NHL Draft 142nd overall, 1977
Colorado Rockies
Playing career 1979–1982

John Francis "Jack" Hughes (born July 20, 1957 in Somerville, Massachusetts) is a retired American professional ice hockey forward who played 46 games in the National Hockey League for the Colorado Rockies. He played with the 1980 U.S Olympic team, who would eventually go on to defeat the highly favoured Soviet Union team in the famous "Miracle on Ice" game. However, he was cut shortly before the beginning of the Olympics, and never got to play with the team as they won the gold medal.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 1976–77 [1]
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1977–78 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Jack Hughes career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Paul Skidmore
ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year
1976–77
Succeeded by
Mark Fidler