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Patrick Hughes

Patrick Hughes

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: March 25, 1955
BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, AB, Canada
DRAFTED: MTL / 1975 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 3rd   (52nd overall)
AHL Second All-Star Team (1978) Traded to Pittsburgh by Montreal with Rob Holland for Denis Herron and Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (Jocelyn Gauvreau) in 1982 Entry Draft, August 30, 1979. Traded to Edmonton by Pittsburgh for Pat Price, March 10, 1981. Traded to Pittsburgh by Edmonton for Mike Moller, October 4, 1985. Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for Mike Moller and Randy Cunneyworth, October 4, 1985. Claimed by St. Louis from Buffalo in Waiver Draft, October 6, 1986. Traded to Hartford by St. Louis for Hartford's 10th round choice (Andy Cesarski) in 1987 Entry Draft, March 10, 1987.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday