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Brent Hughes

Brent Hughes  #18

Left Wing
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: April 5, 1966
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: New Westminster, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195
Shoots: Left
WHL West First All-Star Team (1987) Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, June 13, 1988. Traded to Washington by Winnipeg with Craig Duncanson and Simon Wheeldon for Bob Joyce, Tyler Larter and Kent Paynter, May 21, 1991. Traded to Boston by Washington with future considerations for John Byce and Dennis Smith, February 24, 1992. Claimed By Buffalo from Boston in NHL Waiver Draft, October 2, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 9, 1996. Officially announced retirement and named Head Coach of Austin (WPHL), June 10, 1999.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson