Luke Hughes to Join New Jersey Devils, Excitement Builds for Brotherly Duo

Jacob Hamilton | MLive.com

Excitement is building as top prospect Luke Hughes prepares to join the New Jersey Devils, teaming up with his older brother Jack to create a thrilling brotherly duo on the ice.

The New Jersey Devils are set to welcome a new addition to their roster, as top prospect and fourth overall pick in the 2021 NHL draft, Luke Hughes, will join the team this weekend in Boston. Though the exact date of his debut remains uncertain, the young defenseman will immediately begin acclimating himself with the team and its players. Luke Hughes joins Devils

This news is particularly exciting for Devils fans and the Hughes family, as Luke is the younger brother of Devils forward Jack Hughes, who has been breaking franchise records this season. The talented brothers are poised to create a dynamic and thrilling combination on the ice, showcasing the bright future of the New Jersey Devils organization.

At just 19 years old, Luke Hughes has already demonstrated his skill and potential, playing for the University of Michigan. In his most recent season, he scored 10 goals and tallied 38 assists, totaling 48 points in just 39 games as a defenseman. This impressive performance follows his first season with the team, in which he notched 39 points in 41 games.

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With the addition of Luke Hughes, the New Jersey Devils are gaining a top-level prospect, one who, if he follows in the footsteps of his older brothers Jack and Quinn, will become an integral part of the team’s success. As Luke prepares to make his debut, the excitement surrounding the brotherly duo continues to grow, generating anticipation and hope among Devils fans for the future of their team. Luke Hughes joins Devils

The Devils are a couple games away from the start of playoffs, and if Luke can slot into the line-up and provide a positive boost for the team, it could prove to be very beneficial in the Devils playoff run. The Devils are likely to face off against The New York Rangers in the first round of the NHL playoffs, with the Devils taking the edge in the regular season series 3 games to one.

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